Linux Mint 3.1 on FSC Amilo Pi 2530 with ATI Radeon

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Linux Mint 3.1 on FSC Amilo Pi 2530 with ATI Radeon

Postby freedrivers » Sat Oct 13, 2007 9:38 am

I have an FSC Amilo Pi 2530 with ATI Mobility Radeon HD2300
and i tryed to install Linux Mint 3.1 on it, but...
i now will describe in detail what the problem is (as good as i can)

First: I read a lot of threads in this and other forums (ubuntu), but the tip don't fit the problem now...

I booted my FSC with LM3.1 cd in drive
then the boot screen comes where you can choose in what way you want to boot. i tried normal an safe grafic mode. both the same --> busy box!!!

BusyBox v1.1.3 (Debian 1:1.1.3-3ubuntu3) Built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.

/bin/sh: can't access tty; job control turned off
(initramfs)

then i read about the optional boot (F6) and after 10.000 times of booting
i found the info to write the command at the start of command-line.
i tried with "break=top" and it worked...i came to command-line where i tipped in "modprobe piix" followed by "exit" an marvel, LM booting goes on
but not that far...
after that i get the information (in bad grafik like installing debian) from Xserver that he can't start, so i am in command-line: "mint@mint:"
what should i do? i read about the driver problems an opened my xorg.conf where i found "vesa" as the choosen driver...

WHAT should i do?
vesa should work with any grafik card? right?
why doesn't it work on my FSC?
I want that Linux Mint 3.1 running on my machine!!!

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Postby Husse » Sun Oct 14, 2007 5:49 am

Please don't crosspost
You will be answered in your other post about this
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