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Re: [opensuse] HP Compaq nx9110
  • From: Mario Goppold <mgoppold@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 08:53:03 +0100
  • Message-id: <200511020853.03714.mgoppold@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hello Paul,

try pci=noacpi as kernel boot parameter, it works for me on my hp compaq
nx8220. If it fails furthermore try acpi=off but you lost many features with
that. Interestingly Ubuntu 5.10 runs without any changes.

Mario.

Am Dienstag, 1. November 2005 18:11 schrieb Paul Hewlett:
> Finally decided to try SuSE 10.0 - got DVD and installed on my server and
> did a network install to a test PC (HP Vectra - P3 - 866MHz - 384M RAM).
>
> Install on this PC was spectacularly successful. Performance is very snappy
> and donloading of patches much faster - impressive.
>
> So I decided to try it on my HP Compaq nx9110 laptop (512M RAM - P4 - 3200
> MHz). The install started OK but when doing the first reboot the PC
> apparently died. I rebooted in failsafe mode and continued the installation
> in text mode - my monitor was shown as 'unknown'. Rebooted - same story -
> black screen - no apparent activity. Booted failsafe mode - works but the
> kdm login screen takes a loooong time to come up. Attempted to login but
> the screen went completely crazy - lots of lines and scrambled video.
> Switched off in hurry. Booted in failsafe mode and edited
> boot/grub/menu.lst and changed vga=0x317 to vga=normal for normal boot
> option. Rebooted - now I get lots of text as for a normal boot process -
> usual stuff - however when I get to ACPI the boot process freezes - the
> message is
>
> ACPI version 20050408
>
> I have now reverted to 9.3 (9.2 also ran on this laptop successfully).
>
> How do I determine the version of 10.0 on the DVD ?
>
> Any suggestions ?
>
> Anybody else using a nx9110 ?
>
> Thanx for any help u can give me ...
>
> Regards Paul
>
> --
> Paul Hewlett - CottonPickinMinds - www.cottonpickinminds.co.za
> Tel: +27 21 852 8812 Cel: +27 84 420 9282 Fax: +27 86 672 0563

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