Fedora Core 3 refuses to install
hchang at pen-tec.com
Fri Mar 25 02:31:12 UTC 2005
I have a similar problem when installing FC3 on Dell Latitude D600 with
a 1400x1050 LCD. So, when you install, you just want to add the option
to the installer for the correct resolution of your screen.
On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 20:54 -0500, Jim Cornette wrote:
> crackhoar wrote:
> > I'm pretty new to the whoe Linux thing, so maybe I'm missing
> > something
> huge here. I currently have a working version of Fedora Core 2
> installed, but when I put in the Core 3 installation CD, everything
> works fine until I get to the point where theres mouse input. The screen
> just goes black for a moment after the X shaped mouse cursor appears and
> then a bunch of randomly colored vertical lines appear on the screen and
> it hangs there. After this happened the first time, I did the media test
> for all four CDs and it came back as a PASS for all four. It seems to me
> that I haven't had enough time to input anything wrong into this
> installation procedure, so does anyone have any idea what the problem is?
> I've seen the large square that moves when the mouse is repositioned. My
> problem was related to dual display though.
> You are experiencing an xorg-x11 problem in the installer. You might
> trying an upgrade/install through running 'Linux text' at the installer
> prompt. This will install or upgrade your installation.
> Before you attempt the upgrade / install, you might check bugzilla for
> bug reports and the possible workarounds used for people with your type
> of video card.
> The output of '/sbin/lspci' ought to list your videocard tye and you can
> start the search there.
> If you post the output rom running lspci, someone might have similar
> hardware and have a workaround here also.
> Good luck with getting past your problem.
> It may be that your whole purpose in life is simply to serve as a
> warning to others.
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