Dell Vostro 230

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poliltimmy
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Dell Vostro 230

Post by poliltimmy » Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:42 pm

I can not get any distro of linux liveCD to boot on this machine. Blinking line in corner, black screen. Any suggestions?

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Re: Dell Vostro 230

Post by austin.texas » Tue Apr 05, 2016 4:20 pm

Solving freezes with NVIDIA GeForce GPUs
Some NVIDIA GeForce cards don't work well with the open-source driver present in Linux Mint.
If Linux Mint freezes during boot time, use the "nomodeset" boot option as illustrated in the video below:
https://linuxmint.com/rel_rosa_cinnamon.php
Mint 18.2 Cinnamon, Quad core AMD A8-3870 with Radeon HD Graphics 6550D, 8GB DDR3, Ralink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
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Re: Dell Vostro 230

Post by Mute Ant » Tue Apr 05, 2016 4:59 pm

You can safely try the nolapic option as well. My Dell just won't start without it.
While you're waiting, read the free novel we sent you. It's a Spanish story about a guy named "manual".

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