Timothy Murphy wrote: > I ran preupgrade-cli on my F-8 machine, choosing F-10 to upgrade to. > This worked fine, finding some 800 packages to update. > But when it ended and I re-booted, > the upgrade system failed at the graphics stage. > > After various failed attempts, I got the new system to install > by using Knoppix to change > the level 5 setting in /etc/inittab to 3 (text mode). > by appending "xdriver=vesa" to the kernel line. You can edit the Grub entry for one boot and boot into run level 3 with out having to go this route. This has been covered here may times, and if covered in the Grub info page. Look for "Editing a menu entry". I will leave configuring the video properly to someone that is running F-10. I have not upgraded to it yet. (No time.) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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