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Re: Fedora-10 problems

On Sat, 4 Oct 2008, gary artim wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 8:49 AM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard eircom net> wrote:
> > James Kosin wrote:
> >
> >> Timothy Murphy wrote:
> >>>>> I tried installing F-10 from the hard disk
> >>>>> on my Thinkpad T43
> >>>>> but came up against two major impediments:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 1. The cursor is not visible.
> >>>>> Occasionally something lights up, to show where the cursor is
> >>>>> (eg when specifying one's location),
> >>>>> but on other occasions it does not seem to be active at all
> >>>>> (eg when nominating partitions for / , etc).
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 2. The display extends below the bottom of my screen,
> >>>>> and there seems to be no way of moving to the bottom,
> >>>>> where the "Continue" button is hidden.
> >>>>> I can move on by pressing TAB several times
> >>>>> and guessing where I have got to.
> >>>>> Quite often I hit the Back button by mistake,
> >>>>> which is rather annoying.
> >>>
> >> Ok, now I got you.  You mean the install CD is choosing the wrong
> >> resolution; so, you can't install FC-10.
> >> Anyone know if "Do they still provide the text-only install option on
> >> FC-10?"

  i ran into precisely the same problem -- the main F10 dialog is
located far too low on the display, with the lower portion with the
relevant buttons not visible.  choosing a "text" display was a
workaround, but it's still somewhat inconvenient.


p.s.  f10 (x86_64) on gateway MX7120 laptop.

p.p.s.  should this stuff not be discussed on the fedora-test-list?

Robert P. J. Day
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