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On an HP Pavilion a600Y (sold in 2004), booting Kanotix flavor of Knoppix, rebooted with disk in place: Screen #1 comes up, but no response from mouse to change to ...
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- 03-17-2008 #1
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- Mar 2008
- San Francisco Peninsula, California, USA
Tips on booting on HP Pavilion a600Y (circa 2004)
Screen #1 comes up, but no response from mouse to change to English
Therefore no screen #2
Then screen #3 came up with no action by me, followed by lots and lots of code
final three lines:
Retrying with Server Xorg (vesa) .
Retrying with Server Xorg (fbdev) .
Error: No suitable X.Server found for your card.
These boxes shipped with an "on-board" graphics card, which is the set-up in question here. How come even the basic VESA won't work with it?
I guess the vendor of this graphics card may not have released specs for it. In that case, is there a way to experimentally find a way to get X to work with it? If the specs are out, how to use them to get X to work?