[haiku-development] Re: Can't install Alpha 2

  • From: David McPaul <dlmcpaul@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 10:45:08 +1000

On 30 August 2010 06:33, Markku Hyppönen <make.hypponen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I can't install Alpha2 from CD or USB stick. Checksums are right.
> I tried it already few months ago and then only way to get Haiku running
> was a Virtual Box installation.
> I would like to run it in a real machine but after starting screen (all
> initialization is okey) there's only a black blank screen. I have tried
> with several machines.
> Is there someone who could help me with this?

Highly likely that the video card is not supported but the video
driver tries anyway and fails.

Before the initial screen shows up hold down shift to get the boot
menu and turn on VESA graphics


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