Re: Installation problem for a new user
> While installing, when the system tried to switch to Graphics mode, the
> screen went blank. The system hanged. Ctrl+Alt+Del didn't work. I had to
> reset the system.
Ctrl+Alt+backspace is the combination for killing the X server (leaving
graphics mode when it does not work).
> When I try configuring X server, I get many card options for my card(SiS
> 6326).How do I know which one is mine?
What are the options in particular that you don't know? Be a little more
You should read http://www.xfree86.org/3.3.6/
or http://www.xfree86.org/4.0.2 or whatever version you have.
I have this card here and it does not work with 24 bits color depth. Use
16 bit instead.
> Sound card : Yamaha 32 bit (I don't know anything else abt the card
The kernel module ymfpci proably works for this sound card.
A good way to get information is reading mailing list archives. You can
search this list's archive at http://lists.debian.org/search.html
Although I must say I often have problems with that search engine.
Sometimes it does not return results on words that are in the archives.