LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-25-2012, 03:49 AM   #1
khanyawar
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2012
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Monitor goes to sleep shortly after Install start


I am trying to install OEL 6.2 (64 bit) on my system. Here is what's happening:
1) I start the system with the bootable OEL Installation DVD.
2) I get a screen GNU GRUB version 0.97 with the following 3 options
a - Oracle Linux Server 6.2
b - Install system with basic video driver
c - rescue
3) I select Oracle Linux Server 6.2 option.
4) I see the installation process beings with Linux penguin logos on the top.
5) The process stops for a few seconds with last line as ing/sbin/loader....
6) The Monitor goes to sleep and there is no activity whatsoever from there on.

Why is this happening and how can I install Linux on my machine?
 
Old 10-25-2012, 11:54 AM   #2
Soadyheid
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2010
Location: Near Edinburgh, Scotland
Distribution: Cinnamon Mint 17.3 and 18.2 at present.
Posts: 1,293

Rep: Reputation: 301Reputation: 301Reputation: 301Reputation: 301
So what results do you get if you select "rescue" which I reckon should be a live RAM based version?

Then again, with a hung monitor or no video, what do you get if you select "Install system with basic video drivers"?

Play Bonny!
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Monitor goes to sleep in Gentoo srange Linux - Newbie 3 03-25-2006 10:29 AM
10.1 Freezes shortly after I start a windows manager. danhm Slackware 8 02-13-2005 01:42 AM
Monitor: Sleep Mode jsi386 Linux - Newbie 1 01-06-2005 04:51 AM
Putting monitor to sleep cothrige Linux - Newbie 3 03-10-2004 11:07 AM
Monitor Sleep Mode qsilver Linux - General 1 07-21-2001 09:38 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:28 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration