[ltp] Re:Video for TP760XL
17 Jun 2002 11:27:19 -0400
As a datapoint: The RH7.3 install was flawless on my 390E.
On Mon, 2002-06-17 at 11:10, Matthew Muzzi wrote:
> After reading a few posts on the list it seems to me that RH 7.3 has many
> problems when it comes to laptops. I used Mandrake 8.1 and EVERYTHING went
> smooth. Seems to me to be a limitation on Red Hat's part.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles E Taylor IV [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 8:58 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [ltp] Re:Video for TP760XL
> On Fri, 14 Jun 2002 07:09:34 -0400
> Matthew Muzzi <mmuzzi@Exchange.Softimage.com> wrote:
> > That's weird cause I tried to install RedHat 7.3 and kept crashing to a
> > blank screen during install. I have 3 760XD's and it wouldn't work on
> > any of them. Any suggestions?
> I haven't yet tried 7.3, but I notice that sometimes Redhat's installer
> doesn't cope well with either bad media or low memory - crashing in odd
> ways. You might try using the text-based installer instead and then
> configuring X.
> For what it's worth, Redhat 7.2 installed fine on my 760XD. I used the
> network install because I didn't have a functional CD-ROM at the time. I
> *think* this kicked me into text mode.
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