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problem in installing RHEL 5 on my new laptop

Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:34 pm
by as_147

i purchaed a new dell core 2 duo machine and when i try to install RHEL 5 on it only install in text mode i want to install it in GUI mode but it does not work although i select GUI but i did not accept it and automatically goes to text mode i install it on my desktop machine with the same cd in GUI and it installs well whats the problem with my laptop plz help soon :( :(

Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:31 pm
by lambda
what is your system's video chipset? typing "lspci" might help you figure that out.

Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:44 am
by as_147
its mobile intel 965 chipset. kindly provide me some solution its a latest dell laptop

Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:03 am
by lambda
assuming you have a proper license for rhel5, you can try updating your packages and then running

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system-config-display –reconfig

or, you could install the drivers from here.