Ubuntu on Biostart GeForce6100-M9 motherboard X has strange action

Alex Janssen alex at ourwoods.org
Sat Aug 25 05:05:50 UTC 2007

Alex Janssen said the following on 08/24/2007 07:10 PM:
> Alex Janssen said the following on 08/23/2007 08:18 PM:
>> I found this motherboard on the community docs as working, so I got one.
>> Ubuntu 7.04 goes through the install process fairly well even though the 
>> screen res is 800x600 and too low to see the OK buttons on the bottom to 
>> the dialog boxes.
>> But upon the first reboot I discovered that I cannot log into X because 
>> every key I hit to type in my name causes it to cycle to the next lower 
>> resolution. 
>> I followed the instructions at 
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Latest_Nvidia_Dapper?highlight=%28nvidia%29%7C%28line%29%7C%28install%29%7C%28command%29 
>> to manually installed the nvidia-glx driver thinking that would fix it,  
>> but it still does the same thing.  I'm not seeing the Nvidia logo as I 
>> usually do with this driver on another system.
>> I'm not sure what to do at this point.
>> Alex
> Does anyone have a clue?
> Alex
I know the whole list was waiting to see who responded! ;-)

This was my own fault for not running the CD self error check.

Do yourself a favor and run the CD error check before installing.
I just threw out 2 CDs and 5 hours of headache.

Ubuntu Feisty is running fine on this MB, now.

Best to all of you,

 If man evolved from monkeys and apes, why do we still have monkeys and apes? -George Carlin (105)

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