bad video mode booting from 7.10 cd

Joao Ferreira gmail joao.miguel.c.ferreira at
Tue Apr 8 16:19:11 UTC 2008

> > It's a CRT, quite old. I never got more than 800x600 or 1027x768
> from
> > it.
> > 
> > does this help ?

> Partially - I need the _model_ number.Look on your monitor and tell us
> what the model number is. That is the only way that I can find out the
> Horizontal and Vertical frequencies & specs of the monitor - unless of
> course you still have the manual for it :-).

SAMSUNG (not Samtron sorry), SyncMaster3

> Also please provide the amount of RAM the system has.

the computer has 256Megs RAM; the Video card I believe it's 4Megs.

> When you say booting from 7.10 CD; are you trying to boot using a
> LiveCD? If so, it most likely won't work on your system. You'll need to
> install from the Alternate CD.

Ok. So what is this "Alternate CD" people mention ?



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