Fedora 9 installation

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 05:58:54 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 11:18 +0530, Sriram Ramaswamy wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I am a total newbie to Linux (less than a week) and open source and I
> began my experiments with Fedora and I have to admit its one very cool
> system.
> My problems began with trying to install the Fedora core 9 64 bit
> version. The anaconda installer identifies my Nvidia Ge Force card
> perfectly but after that X server begins its work it just halts. This
> happens even in the 32 bit version. I thought I might have burned the
> DVD wrong and retried with a fresh new DVD but it still halted.
> This is odd because I have tried installing FC 8 32 and 64 bit version
> and they both work fine. The 64 bit also lets me install the latest
> release of the Nvidia driver with no problems.
> This is my computer's hardware configuration. I have a AMD Phenom 9500
> Quad Core Processor 1.80 GHz, 4 GB DDR RAM, NVidia GeForce 8600 GT
> Display adapter, Atheros L1 Gigabit Ethernet Controller. 
> Suggestions please.
> Please note this is my first time here and if I am breaking any rules
> by sending out this mail please do let me know. 

No, you're not breaking any rules. The list exists for people to help
each other out with this stuff :-)

That said, I don't have an answer for you, but NVidia on Fedora 9 has
been discussed extensively here in the past few weeks. Try searching in
the list archives at https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-list/


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