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RE: boot problems with old software on new hardware

Many, if not all, even not most, graphic cards are VESA compatible. So try
configuring the type of graphic card as VESA. It should work in the case
monitor is a LCD.

-----Original Message-----
From: Geert Stappers [mailto:stappers@stappers.nl]
Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2005 8:41 PM
To: maiago@libero.it
Cc: debian-boot
Subject: Re: boot problems with old software on new hardware

On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 09:05:23PM +0100, maiago@libero.it wrote:
> I recently download debian woody 3.0 DVD image. I want to install it on my
> TOSHIBA M30X-113 but I have a problem: if I try to install using 'linux',
> or 'compact' options my system can't begin the installation and the screen
> into the dark.
> So I try 'vanilla' way... the base installation ends succesfully.
> Now I have package problems, X window system doesn't work.
> My DVD reader is a MATSHITA DVD-RAM, the video card is an ATI Mobility
> During installation the system say me is enable to find 'modprobe

Visit http://www.nl.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/ for a newer installer

> Thanks

looking forward to see your install report

Geert Stappers

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