Posted: Fri 26 Dec 2014, 12:24 Post_subject:
tahrpup 6.0 - video issues Sub_title: screen turns black during setup with xorgwizard
I tried tharpup 6.0, the screen turns black after running xorgwizard.
whether i pick 1024x768 or the next higher resolution, and it just hangs there. I have to reboot to get out.
it used to work with precise 5.7.1
my machine details Athlon™ 64X2 - VIA K8M890 + VT8237A - integrated vga on board - 2 gb ram.
i don't know exactly the vga specs. this is what i found on the internet when I search for K8M890 AMD
Features of VIA K8M890
Processor Support AMD Athlon™64 & AMD Sempron™ Single/Dual Processor Support
Front Side Bus 1GHz/16-bit (Upstream & Downstream) HyperTransport™ Bus Link
Graphics / Video Integrated VIA Chrome® 9 IGP
DirectX® 9.0 engine
Pixel Shader 2.0
Dual pixel pipelines
128-bit 2D/3D engine
250MHz engine clock speed
Optional external PCI Express x16 interface