[CentOS] trying to install 5.2 on a laptop

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 16:50:36 UTC 2009


On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 11:41 AM, Michael Klinosky <mpk2 at enter.net> wrote:
> Ok, I modified xorg.conf, but it didn't help (still getting that error,
> and X refuses to start).
>
> I could re-install, but I don't like that notion (I definitely don't
> want all the packages in the default setup, so I have to go thru every
> group and sub-group to de-select most - that was a big hassle with a
> 'keypad mouse').
>
> So, is there another way? Would it work if I merely put the synaptics.so
> on a usb stick and copied it?

Another thing you might do is try the CentOS LiveCD on your laptop, to
see if this distro will run properly on it. Laptops are frequently
more difficult to install CentOS on.


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