Enter Problem Dell Latitude

Stephan Müller the_enid at web.de
Tue Aug 16 09:43:53 PDT 2005


Steffen R. Knollmann schrieb

Aloha
No get no boot prompt, it seems realy that it stucks at the part with
some gfx stuff.
Did not try the SuSE distro.Will do so :)
But, i think it should be possible to alter one (some)boot files to skip
this screen and go directly to the boot screnn, isn't it?

Regards

>Ahoi
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>On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 10:45:52PM +0200, Stephan Müller wrote:
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>>for being honest, i don't know what to odo with this parameter. Do i
>>have to unpack the iso and edit some files?
>>I'll put the original thread in the end.
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>  Well, you would have to append this parameter to kernel-line. You can
>do that from within the boot menu (so no editing of file necessary), but
>as I understand it you do not even get that. This seems to be a problem
>with the graphic capabilities of the Laptop (as suspected in the thread
>you reference).
>
>  I don't have a LiveCD here to test, but IIRC the LiveCD doesn't boot
>in a fancy display mode but in text mode? You wouldn't have any other
>Live/Installation-CD (Knoppix, Ubuntu, SuSE, whatever) to test if
>these work? 
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>  Just out of curiosity, what kind of hardware are the Dell Laptops?
>The noalpic-Parameter seemed to be only necessary for pre-Pentium-III
>(though not tested on Pentium-II) machines.
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>  Cheers,
>    Steffen
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