IBM 6549 G96 CRT Monitor Help

Frank Cox theatre at
Mon Jul 3 23:32:31 UTC 2006

On Mon, 03 Jul 2006 18:44:30 -0400
"Edmund C. Daulton" <itt03907583 at> wrote:

> I am attempting to install Fedora Core 5 on a Dell Dimension 9100 with an
> IBM 6549 G96 CRT monitor and I need help.  The installer states that I have
> an "unknown monitor type" and then all I get on the monitor are vertical
> lines on my screen.  Can anyone help me with this??

Install in text mode.  Type this:

linux text

at the initial prompt when you start the install.

After the installation is completed, you may have to edit  the monitor section
of /etc/X11/xorg.conf to match the resolution settings of your monitor. 

MELVILLE THEATRE ~ Melville Sask ~

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