Can't start DVD iso installation...

Kaj Haulrich kaj at haulrich.net
Sun Nov 5 23:03:46 GMT 2006


On Sunday 05 November 2006 23:05, Johnny Ernst Nielsen wrote:
> > Johnny Ernst Nielsen wrote:
> > > However, when I select to "Install or start kubuntu" I never
> > > get to the live desktop.
> > > X just shows a blue screen for a couple of seconds, then a
> > > black screen, then a blue screen, black, blue, <infinite
> > > loop>
>
> Søndag 05 november 2006 20:06 kvad Martin J Hooper:
> > That sounds like your graphics card is not being recognized.
> >
> > What type of card is it??
>
> 3dfx Voodoo3 with 16 MB RAM. Quite an old PCI card by now.
>
> This would be the first time a Linux distro did not recognize
> this card for me.
>
> Is there some DVD boot options to tell the system what graphics
> card modules to load to use for install?

You could try to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf but save a copy of it 
first : for example :xorg.conf.original.  If you read the file, 
there's a hint :

sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

HTH

Kaj Haulrich.
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