Home installation - at first reboot screen goes blank...

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faktor99
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Home installation - at first reboot screen goes blank...

Post by faktor99 » Fri Oct 15, 2004 7:14 am

I've just used the FTP install method foor gentooxx on the E drive, it all boots fine and the /firstoot script runs. Here I select the X2VGA video mode and answers all the other Q:s.

At the subsequent reboot the gentoox boot process just about starts before the entire screen goes blank, i.e no signal to the TV (reg. 16:4 Widescreen). It appears as the HD goes quiet as well.

Any ideas of the cause? Certainly due to the videomode, though how do I change it now ?? Noobie...I know...

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Post by Recked » Fri Oct 15, 2004 7:04 pm

same problem here. Any help?

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solved...

Post by faktor99 » Sat Oct 16, 2004 8:19 pm

I reinstalled gentoox on e: and this time chose the composite video mode instead of x2vga. That did the trick for me, now its sweet.

/K

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Post by teegee0001 » Sun Oct 17, 2004 4:14 pm

I have experienced an identical problem, with x2vga . Gentoox tries to load then ,u can hear the fan going into overdrive then just shutting down. Ihave x2vga version 1 on pal xbox in ntsc mode. Any one had any solutions to this without having to reinstall. Any help appreciated whatsoever.
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Post by Anastrophe » Thu Oct 28, 2004 11:20 am

teegee0001 wrote: with x2vga . Gentoox tries to load then ,u can hear the fan going into overdrive then just shutting down.
bump!

Same problem here, I cannot get as far as selecting any video mode/driver/interface

I just want to see Gentoox in all its glory on my Barco 1208/2 :-)

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