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Re: black screen

On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Prison Monkey wrote:

> i want to install woody on my 7200/90. i've installed debian before on older
> machines without troubles.
> when linux is booted (through BootX), you get the normal startup messages
> and text flying at you. when it comes time for the installer to launch,
> however, my screen gets drawn black, and then nothing happens after that.

It sort of sound like the frame buffer. Try booting with vga=normal

See if that helps

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