Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 121578
Unable to probe nVidia Geforce FX5200 card
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:01 EST
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Description of problem:
Performing a clean install of RH EL WS v3 is difficult due to the
lack of a graphical interface. No matter what options I use when I
start the installation program, I cannot get a graphical interface to
I have tried linux vesa, linux noprobe, linux nv etc etc
None of these will give me a graphical interface.
A follow on of this is that I cannot start X. There is no XF86config
file to use. startx doesn't work either. I think these problems are
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Turn on pc and boot from CD
3.Wait for "Unable to probe" for video card
Actual Results: Text based install and unable to configure X
Expected Results: Graphical installation. All options
Relevant hardware: MSI K8T Neo, Geforce FX5200 128MB, 1.5GB Hynix
memory, LSI SCSI card and 2xMaxtor Cobra HDD.
This will be fixed with the next update release of RHEL3.