Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 80710
Installer problems: AMD Athlon XP + ASUS A7N266-VM + SyncMaster 763DFX
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:49:22 EDT
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Description of problem:
My new PC of AMD Athlon XP processor with ASUS A7N266-VM motherboard
SyncMaster 763DFX( Samsung flatron monitor).
The REDHAT 8.0 Install causes few problems, not proceeding.
1. GRUB problem - Error 28, cannot load kernel into memory.
(LILO it's able to proceed)
2. Display probing : unable to proble.
3. Xconfiguaration : hanging.
We can done using text mode installation, suceeded. But, redhat-config-xfree86
Suitable monitor is not in the list. No GUI display till now, Command prompt
able to work.
Please help us towards this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.When Redhat 8.0 instalation
2.probing problem and hang
Expected Results: Some monitor infomation should be added
Could you give more information on how Xconfiguration is hanging?
I've got a RH8.0 install going on this board.
Grub problem is reportedly fixed in latest CVS, use LILO in the meantime.
Do a text install (not graphical). Skip X config.
After installation download (or have ready) the NVIDIA drivers for the graphics
follow instructions in README for installation details carefully.
You need things like rpm-build, kernel-source rpms.
When all is well, change default init level to "5" in /etc/inittab
and reboot (or /sbin/telinit 5)
Grub fixing upgade, how can i get that.
I have tried with
----------- nothing happen with above upadtes.
I did these
---------- I am able up the GUI mode of AMD Athlon XP + ASUS A7N266-VM +
SyncMaster 763DFX system.
Thanks for your support.
Note these binary only nvidia drivers are not supported by Red Hat.
If you could explain how the X startup is hanging I may be able to help dianose
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