[svlug] Monitor Problem
steffl at bigfoot.com
Tue Nov 4 15:06:25 PST 2003
Karl Larsen wrote:
> This afternoon I tried to load debian onto a partition of this
> computer and it failed for an odd reason. I rebooted and put the debian
> cd 1 into the drive and the computer booted from the cd-rom. It said to
> just hit enter for a normal load.
> I did this and saw part of the kernel loading and then the
> screen went blank. It stayed blank for 5 minutes. I used Ctrl-Alt-Delete
> and it dropped out and I could use the computer again.
> The monitor is a 17 inch liquid crystal made by KDS and it's
> called a RAD-7c. It is a really fine monitor and is easy on the eyes.
> But I think the problem must be with the monitor.
> I loaded this Red Hat 9 using this monitor and it worked just
> great. Any ideas?
it might help to try knoppix and see what hw it autodetects... as
another post said it's problaby wrong X config (if knoppix works check
how it configures X).
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