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Old 02-20-2006, 02:12 AM   #1
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Installing Suse 10.0 and screen goes blank

When trying to install Suse 10.0 from CD I have been having some issues. I boot from CD and when I click Installation the screen just goes blank and my monitor says the signal is out of range. Not sure if it has something to do with my video driver, its a Radeon xpress 200 series. Also I am running Windows XP Media Center edition, not sure if that helps.
Old 02-20-2006, 02:28 AM   #2
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Sorry I meant my video card is a Radeon xpress 200 series...u know what I meant, ha.
Old 02-20-2006, 03:54 AM   #3
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One of the function screens at the bottom allow you to change the resolution for the installation. On my Desktop, the native 1280x1024 resolution would look ghosted and unreadable, so I changed the install resolution to use 1024x768.
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This is my first time trying to use linux and I am having a similar problem installing SuSE 10.0 as well. I know that I need to change my resolution, but I cant figure out how. When I boot from the CD the splash screen comes up fine as well as the menu. I choose to install, the kernel loads fully, then the monitor goes blank and says out of range. On the menu screen, it lists F3 for other options, however, when I press F3 nothing happens...? This makes me think that I may need to re-download the iso, but maybe someone could help me out somehow.
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ssizemore, when I changed my resolution it worked fine, and yes you do have to press F3. So if nothing is coming up you should try re-downloading the iso.
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Im so relieved to have found this thread! xD
Old 03-02-2006, 04:05 PM   #7
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im ahving similar issues but i have video until the system is fully installed and it tries to boot to the desktop once it boots i lose video..

suse 10 is fuxxored big time and they had better fix it real fast..

seems to be possibly ati related possibly... i have the x700 pci-e video on my laptop ..

redownloading the iso probably doesnt work either as ive tried several times even direct install form the hard drive..

i cant even make my suse boot into vesa mode so i can get to the desktop then install the ati drivers.. vesa works for me during install .. but fglrxconfig isnt recognized when i boot to init 3 what is the command with suse 10 to configure video isnt it fglrxconfig ?


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