Bug 5792 - Will not install could not start disply????
Will not install could not start disply????
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
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Reported: 1999-10-09 18:14 EDT by plabonte
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-11 15:39:51 EST
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Description plabonte 1999-10-09 18:14:45 EDT
I have an ATI All-in-wonder 128 video card and a ps790
When installing 6.1 the prgram give me an error saying that
the installation has failed because it could not open the

Please get back to me on this on how I can fix it...

my email is plabonte@home.com
Comment 1 raymanfu 1999-12-09 13:32:59 EST
I am having a similar problem and have been told to type "text" at the boot
option prompt.  This uses a textual based install that is not reliant on your
graphics card type.  X windows can then be configured later.  I do not know if
this will help, but it is what I am about to try!!
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-11 15:39:59 EST
Xconfigurator has been improved for the latest installer (available in beta) but
there will always be cards for which we do not have driver support yet, and
those cards will requite that users run the installer in text mode.

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