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I bought a Dell PC Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 630 w/HT Technology (3.0GHz,800FSB), Memory 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 400MHz (4x512M) 2GB4 Keyboard Dell USB Keyboard Monitor 19 inch ...
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- 06-25-2006 #1
- Join Date
- Jun 2006
getting a little frustrated...need some help
Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 630 w/HT Technology (3.0GHz,800FSB),
Memory 1GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 400MHz (4x512M) 2GB4
Keyboard Dell USB Keyboard
Monitor 19 inch digital Flat Panel display
Video Card 256MB PCI Express™ x16 (DVI/VGA/TV-out) ATI Radeon X600 SE HyperMemory
Hard Drive 160GB Serial ATA Hard Drive Floppy Drive and Media Reader 13 in 1 Media Card Reader
Mouse Dell® 2-button USB mouse
Network Card Integrated Intel® PRO 10/100 Ethernet
Modem 56K PCI Data Fax Modem DFAX
CD ROM/DVD ROM Dual Drives: 16x DVD-ROM Drive + 16x DVD+/-RW w/dbl layer write capability DV16DVR
(For the record, I have a tri-boot XP, 2003 Server, FD4......)
So far, I've tried to install Linux Fedora core 4. As soon as I try to run the OS off my HDD my screen turns black apon boot-up . Obviously something is wrong with my monitor configuration. After all the text zips by...it seems to go immediately to "power-save" mode.... the green light on the on/ off button turns to yellow.
Is there any commands I can give at the prompt (while booting in text mode) that would straighten this mess out?
any tips or tricks?
- 06-25-2006 #2
- Join Date
- May 2004
- arch linux
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