Re: Problem with video card when installing debian Gnu/Linux.
--- "Johansson Mikael (mj)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> escribió:
> AMD Athlon processor 1,2 GHz, 256 MB RAM, 30 GB HD
> Video Card Pro Savage
> 1. When trying to install Debian Gnu/Linux the video card is
> not recognized by the installation program. I am asked to
> install drivers for it. How is this done? When using Win 2000
> the cd following the motherboard can be executed automatically.
Which version of Debian are you trying to install? The Pro Savage is a fairly
recent card (compared with the age of Debian Woody). So you may need to go
to Teesting or Unstable, or look for a backport of XFree86.
> Even if I find Linux-drivers for this video-card I dont know
> how to install them properly using debian Gnu/Linux. What is
> the general way of installing hardware in debian. Is there a
> special program in the OS that does this and all I have to do
> is place the proper driver in the proper place.
Check out this page for more info Savage support in XFree86:
> 2. I want to set up my computer to run both Linux and Windows.
> Is this possible?
Most certainly. Just post more details as to the exact problems you are
having and what error messages you are receiving.
> Every hint is welcome!
> Thank you in advance.
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