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blank screen with mandrake 10.0

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I need some help. I just installed 10.0 on a Acer 4560 notebook. Booted off dvd, installed off the hard drive.

 

The install was good, not many bumps in the road. After all was done, and the system reboots, I get a boot screen where I can pick Linux or Xp. Xp loads fine, but the Linux hangs on a blank screen.

 

No code no nothing. I'm not sure whats going on with it. Any help would make my day.

 

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Here is the whole specs. It's a Acer TravelMate 4653LMI. I'm running XP Pro SP2 on a 50 gig partition, and Mandrake 10.1 on a 20 partition. Everything is FAT32. Xp is working just fine, and I get a bootloader screen where I can pick Linux or Xp.

 

This is my first time installing Linux in many moons. However, the install was not hard. I did install Linux to the MBR.

 

 

 

 

 

Manufacturer Acer

Manufacturer Part # LX.T7506.046

Cost Central Item # G07887

Product Description Tm4654lmi Pm 760 2.0g 1gb 100gb Dvdrw 15-xga Wl Xpp

Approximate Dimensions (WxDxH) 13.2 in x 11.2 in x 1.4 in

Approximate Weight 6.2 lbs

Mobile Technology Intel Centrino

System Type Notebook

Built-in Devices Stereo speakers, wireless LAN antenna

Processor Intel Pentium M 760 2 GHz

Cache Memory 2 MB - L2 cache

RAM 1 GB (installed) / 2 GB (max) - DDR II SDRAM - 533 MHz ( 2 x 512 MB )

Card Reader 6 in 1

Hard Drive 100 GB

Optical Storage DVD±RW

Display 15" TFT active matrix XGA (1024 x 768) - 24-bit (16.7 million colors)

Graphics Controller Intel GMA 900

Audio Output Sound card

Telecom Fax / modem - 56 Kbps

Networking Network adapter - Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g

Wireless NIC Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG

Input Device Keyboard, touchpad, 4-way scroll button

Battery Lithium ion

Run Time (Up To) 5 hour(s)

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty

 

 

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