Re: new red hat linux 7.1 install to inspiron 8100
- --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., s_e_ali@y... wrote:
> Hi gkapb,sorry, not used to usage, this is my first attempt with yahoo-egroup.
> [Is that your real name?? This list, like other yahoo/egroups only
> works with the cooperation of all involved so it would be nice if
> you signed off with your name!]
> Out of the box, the CD install of RH7.1 probably won't supportIt is just that my install on the ins8100 came up in the default
> your graphics card installed on your laptop. That's why we *all*
> have to go through this phase of trying to figure out the correct
> XF86Config-4 settings.
graphics mode and I thought that all the parts should be there to run
a gui the the installed system as well as the installation system . I
don't expect that I would have an effice Xwindow interface, just one
that functions till it is replaced.
> Give a "XF86Config-4.good" a try, I've just uploaded it for you
> to the files section...
> I assume that you've got your Linux running, and that you've
> sucessfully updated the NVidia drivers using rpm as per Brian Gold's
> Now :
> 0) cd /etc/X11
> 1) Copy current XF86Config-4 file to a backup with
> cp XF86Config-4 XF86Config-4.bak
> 2) Copy the newly downloaded file to the dir as "XF86Config-4"
> 3) Try "startx" to see if everything is ok...
> (Mail me direct if you require further clarification.)
> --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., gkapb@y... wrote:
> > I have followed you advise to download the files:
> > NVIDIA_GLX-1.0-1541.i386.prm
> > NVIDIA_kernel-1.0-1541.rh1up.i386.rpm and
> > NVIDIA.README.txt
> > and will see what happens after reading the documenation.
> > BUT. I seems as though I should have been able to startup with a
> > though not the optimal interface.
> > 1.) the install out of the box worked in the gui interface.
> > 2.) there are several driver in the runtime system used to do the
> > install e.g., ../runtime/usr/X11R6/bin/XF86_SVGA and others .
> > 3.) on cd#2: /RedHat/RPMS/ there are a number of driver
> > XFree86-*-3.3.6-35.i386.rpm , I would hope that a version of one
> > these was used to do the install
> > 4.) after I install I noticed the file
> > /usr/X11R6/share/Xconfigurator/[ CardMonitorCombos and MonitorsDB]
> > which have information relevant to parameter needed for
> > --
> > I would like to see your 86config. Thanks.