Trouble booting fresh Core 3 install
s.fernandez at albion.co.uk
Wed Jan 19 15:22:27 UTC 2005
Are you using a flat screen display?
On 19 Jan 2005, at 14:18, David Nelson wrote:
> Unfortunately, adding these commands below did not help. I still see
> a waterfall of multi-colored pixels.
> I'm at a total loss on this. Redhat 8.0 installed just fine with the
> current hardware configuration.
> Any other ideas? I really want to stay with Linux.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Dietrich [mailto:td at transoft.demon.co.uk]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 9:14 AM
> To: David Nelson
> Subject: Re: Trouble booting fresh Core 3 install
> On Tuesday 18 Jan 2005 14:55, you wrote:
>> Thanks for replying Tony. The waterfall happens directly and almost
>> immediately after the GRUB boot command. Within a minute or two, it
>> freezes to a static multi-colored screen of gibberish.
>> I have seen reference to 'quiet' and rhgb' but where would those
>> would I remove them? They are not on the command line args in GRUB as
>> viewed by typing 'e'.
> Sounds like there's some incompatibility between the hardware and FC.
> Try adding one or more of the following to your command line when you
> from grub (by pressing 'e'):
> If neither of those work, try booting into single mode 'single'
> and seeing if you can get into the machine.
> Any successes/failures, come back to me with reports :p
> Tony Dietrich
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