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Re: Framebuffer Booting Problems...I think



On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 02:56, Doncho Gunchev wrote:
> > On 2003 Oct 01 Wednesday 23:32, met uberstats com wrote:
> > If I remember correctly from someone else's description somewhere, I'm
> > having frame buffer problems.  I'm trying to install Fedora on my Dell
> > Inspiron 8200 which has successfully run RedHat 8 and 9.  But when I
> > boot from the install CD my screen has funny lines drawn vertically all
> > across.  It looks like my computer is in jail.  I believe I have to pass
> > some sort of command into the boot sequence but I don't remember what or
> > when to do it, that will make everything run correctly.
> >
> > Related specs:
> >  - Dell Inspiron 8200
> >  - 64MB Nvidia Card
> >  - P4 2.0 Ghz
> >
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > ~ Matthew
> look at the release notes, there is special paragraph about your problem :)
> I think it's refresh-rate problem, which will 100% be solved if you install
> in text mode :)

Thanks, I just had to type "linux nofb" and poof...




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