Re: Knoppix doesn't boot :-(
From: GP (gilpel_at_inverse.nretla.org)
Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2004 21:38:07 -0400
> FET wrote:
>>I have a graphics problem, i guess. I have burnt n number of images of
>>Knoppix and other so-called Live-CD distros to test them, but not one
>>of them has gone past the boot screen. I have an ATI Radeon 9200SE
>>video card. The Fedora and other non-Live distros boot graphically
>>without a problem. But Knoppix doesn't seem to be able to use my
>>graphics card properly. When I press "ENTER" on the "boot:" prompt, it
>>starts and then all I see is some distorted lines in blue and green
>>color - the same effect when you configure X with the wrong
>>frequencies. Is there any workaround to this ? Or do I have to change
>>my Video card so that I can test knoppix ? I think hardware support is
>>still one of the major stumbling blocks for all linux based distros,
>>even after so many years.
>>If there is a workaround to this graphical problem, please do let me
>>know as I want to test Knoppix.
>>Thanks in advance.
> Read the KNOPPIX 'Cheat-sheet', available at the same location where you got
> the ISO.
As a matter of fact, it's on the ISO:
BTW, isn't anybody worried about the disappearance of Luc Cottyn? I
dididn't get a single answer to my message entitled «Luc Cottyn was
framed». It worries me not only for Cottyn, but also for the so-called
If developers disappear without anybody taking notice, all kinds of
manipulations are possible.