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Old 05-16-2005, 11:45 AM   #1
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"Mode not Supported" upon boot up.

I successfully installed Mandrakelinux 10.1 on my machine already running Windows XP Pro, dual booting. All worked great for about 2 months, until I installed digital camera software (HP) and printer software (Epsom) on the Windows side. Now, whenever I try to boot in Linux, I get the message "Mode Not Supported".

I tried booting in Linux safemode, and following the interactive procedures, but nothing worked. Then I booted from the Linux CD and reinstalled, but that did not fix the problem ... still Mode Not Supported.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Its most likely trying to use framebuffering or a resolution not supported. Change your vga settings to normal, it'll be different depending on if your using grub or lilo.. etc. Or change your resolution settings for X.
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Thanks for the response, but unfortunately nothing changed after I set my display setting back to their previous levels.

Any other suggestions, from anybody?




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