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Lucid 528.005 start with heavily distorted screen*(Solved)*
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olewilly


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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2012, 17:33    Post_subject:  Lucid 528.005 start with heavily distorted screen*(Solved)*  

Hi

When I try to run Lucid 528.005 live-cd it all ends with a distorted and unreadable screen Question I tried to use puppy pfix=nox because I thought I then would be able to run xorgwizard Question I could not. This box have 4gb ram and nvidea card : GeForce 7050 PV / nForce 630a/PCI/SSE2/3DNOW!
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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2012, 17:54    Post_subject:  

If the iso's md5 checks out- have someone else burn your disk. What did you use'n at what speed?

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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2012, 18:30    Post_subject:  

Hi Semme

I always burn iso's with lowest speed possible with k3b.

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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2012, 18:36    Post_subject:  

If you've successfully run other Pups.. are they the same media- burned by the same burner?

The md5 checkout? You can probably run it against your drive: md5sum /dev/your_device

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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2012, 18:59    Post_subject:  

Lucid 528.005 live with same Nvidia graphics.
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VGA compatible controller      : nVidia Corporation C68 [GeForce 7050 PV / nForce 630a] (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])


Needs to use the "vesa" driver to run on this particular graphics chip. Boot "pfix=nox". You'll need to enter xorgwizard twice...the first time will be an error message works here on the second attempt. Toggle over and choose "vesa" and pick your resolution. Works here...posting from it now.
Kind of an odd graphics chip that is very particular about needing specific drivers.
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PostPosted: Sat 18 Aug 2012, 19:13    Post_subject:  

Vesa! Now why didn't I think'a that? Wink
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PostPosted: Sun 19 Aug 2012, 06:44    Post_subject:  

Hi James C

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Needs to use the "vesa" driver to run on this particular graphics chip. Boot "pfix=nox". You'll need to enter xorgwizard twice...the first time will be an error message works here on the second attempt. Toggle over and choose "vesa" and pick your resolution. Works here...posting from it now.
Kind of an odd graphics chip that is very particular about needing specific drivers.


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Wonder if You later have installed the driver recommended in qickpet drivers Question

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