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Old 12-06-2004, 08:31 AM   #1
Xanadu
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I want to use the installer display driver


Hi,

I have a CTX EZ700 Laptop - I'm trying to install RH7.1

The display driver it autodetects for me is WORSE than the one it uses in the install process.

(very very lowres and only uses tiny part of the screen - rest is black).

I think this is really crappy because the installation process somehow manages perfectly.

I've tried picking others but none work - it just loops never starting windows.

Does anyone know the Display Driver that the installation program uses - I would be happy using that.

Many thanks - Xanadu
 
Old 12-06-2004, 10:09 AM   #2
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Well Redhat 7.2 is very old now. I'm sure you would be better off installing Fedora Core 3.

Is there any particular reason for using such an old version ?

Regards

Shmonkey
 
Old 12-06-2004, 11:03 AM   #3
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The laptop has a 2GB drive - do you think FC3 will fit?
 
Old 12-06-2004, 05:37 PM   #4
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Could fit, depending on options (duh, right?) but I would say that RH 9 is a bit better at letting you pick individual packages. It might be a better solution for you than 7.2 but probably not as big as FC. You might try SuSE 9.1 personal also, I think it is just a single CD install so it might not be huge (and I think the gui is nicer than Redhat anyway which might look better on a laptop).
 
Old 12-14-2004, 04:27 AM   #5
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Got it working for RH9 - EZ700 CTX laptop - I used VESA generic 800x600.
 
  


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