[CentOS] why centos 5 can not be installed in graphic mode on my pc

Mon Apr 23 11:00:32 UTC 2007
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Sat, 2007-04-21 at 23:20 -0800, Saturn wrote:
> hello all!
>     I can not install centos 5 in graphic mode on my pc ,my VGA card
> is XFX6800XT,when installtion started ,it tell me that my VGA card is
> 6600GT,it detected wrong! And then installtion can not be
> run with normal display.
> so I install in text mode ,after installtion , I can't start Xwindow!
> I only could work with console.
> I tried to install "NVdriver 9775",an error occured ,an installtion
> terminated,I don't konw how to ....?
> It took me a long time to download centos 5,it is really "fun"!
> anyone help me ?

To get it to initially work, you can edit the file "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
and find this section:
Section "Device"
        Identifier  "Videocard0"
        Driver      "nv"

Change "nv" to "vesa"

Then you should at least get some X capability.

Johnny Hughes
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