Re: Can't view partitions - Installation screen too small
On Saturday, April 13, 2002, at 11:51 AM, Michel Dänzer wrote:
On Sat, 2002-04-13 at 17:13, William Brennan wrote:
Ideally, could someone direct me how to get more characters on my
for installation, so I can view my partition map? (I've got an ATI
Radeon 7500 card) Or suggest another way to do the partitioning
of the Linux installation.
Try passing video=radeon:1024x768@60 (or 1152x864@60, ...) to the
Thanks guys. Setting the video mode worked! [Once I figured out how to
pass it. ;-) I couldn't find an example of passing parameters to the
installer in the installation guide, or oddly, even in the
BootPrompt-HOWTO. It might be there somewhere, but I couldn't find it.
It was only after guessing, and an accidental look at yaboot.conf that I
figure it out.]
I have proceeded to the next level...
Installing Debian is sort of like Junkyard Wars (aka Scrapheap
Challenge): all the pieces are there somehow, one just has to figure out
how which ones to use and how to paste them together. Phew, what an
exhausting experience. But I once had a working Debian system, and know
that once one gets through the birth canal, it's a relatively carefree
Thanks again guys. (I might need you again ;-P)
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