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Old 06-11-2006, 02:12 AM   #1
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Question Starting To Use Knoppix

I just dnldd KNOPPIX onto a cd-rom for the live disc .iso version, and dropped it into a Dell Beige tower with;
512 RAM,
P III, 650mhz,
1-40g hdd Master
1-80g hdd Slave,
ATI 3D RagePro AGP 2X,
Creative SB Live! Gameport,
3COM EtherLink 10/100 PCI.

It took me three boots, but I think it said that it could not load the AGP Modules, whatever they are, but I suspect it's my vid drivers..right?

I like the colors on the boot and the penguin, and it looks all good until I get to the intro page, if I can call it that, as I've not seen it yet. It's all messed up like the resolution is set incorrectly or the refresh rate is wrong.

I have the vid set at 1024 x 760, 32 bit color. 60~ refresh rate.

What am I doing wrong? I don't find much on Knoppix in the "Similar Threads" area

Be kind...I am very new to Knoppix (30 minutes so far!), but decently versed in XP.
Old 06-11-2006, 10:51 AM   #2
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Distribution: Kanotix HD Install, Debian Testing, XP Pro,Vista RC1
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What version of Knoppix did you download? I have had best luck with Version 3.7 not 3.9 on the OEM machines and older machines I have used it as a rescue disc on. 3.9 has given me video errors on most of the machines I have tried it with. Good luck.


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