[kwlug-disc] Updating linux, problems with video driver

Chris Bruner cbruner at quadro.net
Mon Jun 15 18:07:49 EDT 2009

Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> Mandriva 2009 DVD and internet installs/upgrades are choking on my 
> video card.  How would I go about installing or upgrading by either 
> dvd or internet, telling the install process to ignore or do something 
> with my video card, then do a manual install of the card driver 
> later?  (I know linux works on the machine, Mandriva 2008 installed 
> and works perfectly).
> g.
Most installs allow a vesa video install which is a very plain jane 
one.  This can sometimes be selected by F2 or F3 after booting. Haven't 
used Mandriva since before it was Mandriva so I can't really help other 
then this general info.

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