Linux not booting due to graphics issues

By HPCE_Larry
May 4, 2007
  1. I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a CD but it dies part way through claiming a graphics issue. I'm running an 8800gts 320mb. Any idea what its issue is? Knoppix won't run at all.
  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    I'm no Ubuntu expert, but try booting from your CD into rescue mode, and seeing if you can run the program that configures Xwidows again, to see if you can select a new video card driver.

    I don't have exact instructions for that distro, I am afraid.
  3. HPCE_Larry

    HPCE_Larry TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 132

    Thanks, I'll look into it.
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