[aclug-L] Re: RH9 will install, but no X
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On Sat, 2003-10-04 at 20:50, Ivan wrote:
> Well, I have tried to install RH9.
> First time, it tried to iniate the graphical install and the monitor
> switched off and I think the system still worked, but I could go no
> Second time, I tried the skipddc option, which suposedly skips monitor
> probing, but when starting anaconda, it said probing for monitor:
> unsupported, then it tried to start the X server and failed and the
> text install went great, and I could login to root after X failed with
> a bluegreen box that says yes and no twice and then exit (?)
I've seen something similar to this before when the agpart driver didn't
fully support the mobo's chipset and I tried to force dri/drm support
(this is on a Via Apollo Pro KT266A chipset with a ATI Radeon 8500 QL).
The agpart driver's never gotten support for the KT266A (as opposed to
the KT266), so I can't hardware accel of things like OpenGL.
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