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Re: no text appearing



On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Jerry Ro <jerrro gmail com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I finally got the fedora installation to load from a FAT + USB stick (no CD,
> no network.)
> However, the same thing I was afraid of that happened with the Live CD
> happens with this ISO as well.
> There is a message, when loading the GUI interface that says "probing
> video."
> Then when loading the GUI, there is no text, but only empty boxes of the
> size of the text.
> I am using an X61 Tablet from Lenovo.
> Any ideas?


When you boot try typing
         linux  xdriver=vesa
maybe that will give you a basic gui install method.

If that fails, try a text install, see this:
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Fedora-Core-6-Text-Mode-Installation-Guide-43302.shtml
At the boot prompt you would type "linux text". Read the text
displayed by the boot screen.

~af


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