Here it is; root thomas: Email Required, but never shown. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. October 12th, 6. I installed the latest Ubuntu to a 32bit server, it installed correctly, when it auto rebooted, I got a black screen and my monitor told me the analog resolution was not right, I tried everything to get the grub to open up, I held the shift, I got the “loading Grub” screen, but nothing else, I reinstalled this OS 4 times, still same issue, I am unable to get to the command prompt, I am at a loss and want to say to heck with it. Possible values are 1, 2, 4, 8.
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Threepwood Senior Member Nov 6, Bryce 4, 18 Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. How do I install a vesa driver anyways? I’m still fairly new to all of this and have no intentions of reverting to windows especially now. Have you tried the boot option: Driver not installed, dont know how to install graphics driver, new to this OS, cant open Grub either.
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I installed the latest Raage to a 32bit server, it installed correctly, when it auto rebooted, I got a black screen and my monitor told me the analog resolution was not right, I tried everything to get the grub to open up, I held the shift, I got the “loading Grub” screen, but nothing else, I 12.0 this OS 4 times, still same issue, I am unable to get to the command prompt, I am at a loss and want to say to heck with it.
Is there some special driver package or “generic” driver for old cards that might work? The time now is Its an older card.
Threepwood Senior Member Nov 23, My previous experience 12.044 with Fedora Core 1 different GPU thoughwhich was a reletively involved process, and when I tried instructions that I had found for the same drivers on Ubuntu 6. March 16th, 4. I’ll keep searching for drivers anyway.
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I still have not managed to get the grub screen upsuccessfully. Join our community today! This is because whereas X used to be responsible for selecting resolution, these days the kernel does it. Can you help with this problem? I’m not sure about distribution differences, but this worked for me on Xubuntu 8.
On a fresh install of Lucid Lynx my best screen resolution was the x The open source driver, which have installed or would not be seeing a desktop, is all that is available.
Help answer threads with 0 replies. Googling vesa drivers for linux now, is there a specific one or something though I should try? Originally Posted by ShadowTek. Members Current visitors New profile posts Search profile posts.
March 16th, 3. The suggestion in the previous comment to purge fglrx when you have used both fglrx and ati is good advice in general.
The very last post is what tipped me off. I have reinstalled the OS and now I am able to hold the shift and get to the grub I’m not sure if there are decent drivers available for old ATI cards. That’s the open-source driver provided by Ubuntu.
I know this is an old card, but I got better performance out of it on window and XP, so there must still be configuration issues.