[nSLUG] monitor question

Tim Goodaire tgoodaire at linux.ca
Fri Mar 14 21:49:32 AST 2003


Rejean,

I just found a post by someone who was having the same problem as you:

http://archives.mandrakelinux.com/newbie/2002-08/msg01434.php

Does this help?

Tim



On March 14, 2003 08:28 pm, Réjean Chamberland wrote:
> > From: Vikram <vikram at popgen.org>
> > Date: 14 Mar 2003 19:37:16 -0400
> > To: nslug at nslug.ns.ca
> > Subject: Re: [nSLUG] monitor question
> >
> > It should have no problems under any linux distributions.  If you cannot
> > find the exact model listed in the installation menu, then choose
> > "custom type" and manually specify the vertical and horizontal frequency
> > values.  You would find this information in the documentation that came
> > with the monitor and also on the back of monitor.  Thats it.
> >
> > Hope that helps.
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Vikram
>
> Hi Vikram!
> Just tried what you suggested. Same result. I forgot to say that right
> after I get the following message, the installation crashes and the only
> thing I can do is to Reset. The message being:
>
> " /tmp/imm.0: init-module: No such device "
>
> I would be tempted to think there is something wrong with the hard drive
> but before installing Mandrake I had Adobe Photoshop and other softwares on
> it working just fine with Windoze 98 SE. Any other suggestion? Maybe I
> should try installing Red Hat 6.2 or Caldera Open Linux 2.4. Regards,
> Rejean
>
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