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Re: Install gives BSOD on Thinkpad T60p



On Sun, May 20, 2007 15:10, dragoran wrote:
> On 5/20/07, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday mindspring com> wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, 20 May 2007, dragoran wrote:
>> > > > Have you tried putting "resolution=1680x1050" on the commandline
>> when
>> > > > you boot? (I think just need to hit 'Tab' to edit the boot line)
>> > >
>> > > does that "resolution=" boot option actually exist?  it's not
>> > > mentioned in the kernel doc file
>> Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt.
>> >
>> > anaconda also parses the kernel commandline so it must not be a kernel
>> > option
>>
>> but anaconda is the *installer*.  what would anaconda have to do with
>> command line options at *boot* time?  or am i misunderstanding
>> something here?
>
>
> the  kernel commandline can be read from any app that can read
> /proc/cmdline
>
> anaconda abuses this to get options at boot time like "linux rescue" etc.

If no joy, you might try a "linux text" installation boot to get the
install done, then troubleshoot X.


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