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Re: Installation problem on Dell OptiPlex620



On Friday 03 October 2008 13:01:44 Michael Magua wrote:
> When you boot, at the prompt type "linux vesa" without the " "
>


OK. I boot from the boot.iso disk ang get the install menu

    1.  Install or Upgrade an existing system
    2.  Install or Upgrade an existing system ( test mode )
    3.  Rescue ....
    4.  Boot .....
    5. Memory test

Now where can I tell it linux vesa.

If I eneter < tab> I get
  
    > vmlinuz initrd-initrd.img

Adding linux vesa to this has no effect.

Thanks,

Tony


> On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Tony Molloy <tony molloy ul ie> wrote:
> > On Friday 03 October 2008 09:11:36 Michael Magua wrote:
> > > Probably due to the ATI graphics card, is it possible to specify vesa
> > > driver as a boot option i.e "linux vesa".
> > >
> > > Alternatively do a text install, at the prompt use
> > >
> > > linux text
> >
> > As I said I tried the text based install and got the same problem.
> >
> > When I boot from the boot.iso image how do I tell it to use the vesa
> > driver.
> > If I press <tab> to edit the boot line then adding vesa doesn't work.
> >
> > As a workaround I'm doing a live CD install on the boxes and I can then
> > install what I want on them later.
> >
> > Tony
> >
> > > On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 8:14 AM, Tony Molloy <tony molloy ul ie> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I'm trying to install Fedora-9 on some Dell OptiPlex 620 boxes. I've
> > > > tried both graphical and text based installs and get the same problem
> > > > with both. When it tries to run anaconda it crashes with a long
> > > > traceback. It's at the point where it is probeing for the video card
> >
> > the
> >
> > > > crash occurs.
> > > >
> > > > Does anybody have the magic incantation I can give to the boot
> > > > sequence to get
> > > > around this.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Tony
> > > >
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