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Monitor Probs In RH 9 pre install

By moz_2k3 ·
When i try to install RH9 on my system during the pre installation process, it probes my monitor and identifies it, next the monitor goes into standby and i cant continue as i cant see anything . Any ideas..... its a GNR VL 997 (CM1997FS)Monitor.

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by tech_wiz03 In reply to Monitor Probs In RH 9 pre ...

Start with the simple! Check your bios for ability to shut off power management for the monitor and peripherals during any op system install. Next when you go to install linux rh9 use expert mode and tell it not to probe for pnp devices when it brings you to that screen. These two steps should step you around the monitor issue during the install.

Note that if you do this you may have to specify no GUI on start-up until you properly define the monitor

good luck
rick

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by moz_2k3 In reply to Monitor Probs In RH 9 pre ...

I found out it wasnt the Monitor, rather the GFX card. i ran RH adding the noprobe and text to the kernel. I was able to install the Os. But the problem returned when logging into the GUI, i could get a CLI by pressing ctrl-alt-F1. i even managed to install the GFX drivers. But i couldnt edit the xf86config as it wouldnt open in a editor. so anyway i d/l Mandrake and that installed no probs in text mode to. Only for my mouse not to work as its a netscroll + eye, working on editing the x86 as i type, think ive got the solution to that....hopefully.

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by moz_2k3 In reply to Monitor Probs In RH 9 pre ...

But, yes ur answer works to step around the prob initally. As i discovered myself. Not used Linux b4 but learnt a little in 1 day which is good :)

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