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Old 04-16-2005, 09:28 PM   #1
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Question installation problems

my computer is configured with intel 82845 gl video card.when i tried to install redhat 9 linux,installation went ok but after logging in when i entered startx command it didnt lead to the desktop as it must do.the same happened when i tried to install fedora.i thought it was some error during the installation.but later i found that intel have listed a few linux drivers for my video card saying that linux will run only when these drivers are my questions are:
whether these drivers not installed during the linux installation?????
how could i install the above drivers without installing linux??????

pls help...................
Old 04-16-2005, 10:30 PM   #2
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Try to access a terminal using alt + Function keys. Then login as root and run xorgconfig. This should help.
Old 04-17-2005, 08:39 AM   #3
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Red hat 9 uses xfree86 so it would be XF86Config I think?If you have newer hardware you may want a more current distro,If your hardware is a few years old you should be fine.


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