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Old 08-29-2003, 11:04 PM   #1
jamescat
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Unhappy VAIO W10 w/sis650 chipset


Hi,

I recently try to install Suse Linux 8.1 to this sony vaio. Everything went fine; however once it finished loading all drivers, right before it started X server, the screen went black. I have followed many tips from websites eg setting apci=off, doing lspci, running sax2. However, I still cannot bring up Xserver. Could it be because this computer has a weird screen dimension? The resolution of the screen is 1280x768@60.

I am a newbie. I am not sure what kind of info I need to post here so that you can help me to resolve my problem. Would anyone please shed some light?

Thanks
 
Old 08-30-2003, 03:55 AM   #2
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Try changing the screen resolution to 640x480 or 800x600
then work up
 
Old 08-30-2003, 05:50 AM   #3
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For sis chipsets go to http://www.winischhofer.net and check if yours is supported and how to set it up.
 
  


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