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Old 02-09-2009, 08:26 AM   #1
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Red face No boot screen for suse 11 in sony vaio

Hi I have sony vaio model number VGN-CS15GN where i installed suse 11.0 with windows xp-pro service pack 2,but when suse complets its installation part and reboots for login screen and configuration part only some random color displays it seems as if its a resolution problem I was wondering is my pc not compatible with linux version same thing happen when i installed mandriva even.But xp or even vista boot properly along with suse.My pc specification is some what like this
1.processor-centrin 2, Intel Core TM2Duo Processor P8400(2.26GHz)
.Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset
2.Processor System Bus 1066MHz
3.RAM 2GB.
4.HARD DISK 250GB with vista business installed in factory condition.
5.Cahe Memory 3MB
6.Memory Bus 800MHz.
7.Graphics Accelarator-Mobile IntelGraphics Media Accelarator 4500MHD.
please let me know if anyone have solution to this.
Old 02-09-2009, 09:19 AM   #2
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Please don't open 2 threads for the same problem.

Tank you
Old 02-12-2009, 01:44 PM   #3
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Sir sorry for disturbing you again...but I am sorry to informed you that I run the command you given i.e sax2 also even sax2 - -r -m 0=vesa,but no improvement ,also here I would like to inform you that,my console mode doesnot start normally first I need to perform automatic repair of the installed o/s using suse bootable cd ...after pc boots then
(I)-a screen appears where my usual vaio lobo appears
(II)-Next screen ie o/s selection screen appears, but this time what happens windows xp-pro selection option doesn't appear only (a)-opensuse11 (b)-faisafe option appears.
(III)Then when I pressed escape by selecting any one it shows You Are Leaving The graphical Mode and Entering The Text Mode
(IV)A screen appears at top corner displaying boot when i pressed enter automatically I saw that sax runs and then screen with the given below message appears


This is a pre-release version of the X server from The X.Org Foundation.
It is not supported in any way.
Bugs may be filed in the bugzilla at
Select the "xorg" product for bugs you find in this release.
Before reporting bugs in pre-release versions please check the
latest version in the X.Org Foundation git repository.
See for git access instructions.

X.Org X Server
Release Date: 5 September 2007
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: openSUSE SUSE LINUX
Current Operating System: Linux linux-pny6 #1 SMP 2008-06-07 01:55:22 +0200 i686
Build Date: 07 June 2008 12:37:27AM

Before reporting problems, check
to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu Feb 12 19:53:45 2009
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
(EE) open/dev/fb0:no such file or directory
(EE)no devices detected
Fatal server error
no screen

(V)after this when i logged in as a root and run sax2.....a screen with number of process is going on is displaying and after that again it tries to boot GUI and fails again and showing sm white, green,grey color in sqr blocks on the screen and when I role over the mouse its color gets changed

Thanking You sir In advance...


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