Problems with Dell 2001FP monitor

Thomas J. Baker tjb at
Tue Mar 21 21:17:16 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 15:19 +0100, Christian Hauser wrote:
> Hi
> I was trying to install FC5 on a Dell XPS with a Dell 2001FP (1600x1200) 
> monitor. However, during installation I can only see a part of the 
> screen the rest is out of bounds. Thus I cannot click on the 'Next', 
> 'Previous' buttons, as I don't see them.
> Could someone plaese give me a hint on what I can use to get a higher 
> resolution during install?
> Is there a linux vga=??? boot kernel option that doesn't turn off DMA 
> and gets me a higher resolution so that the whole install screen is 
> visible to me?
> Thanks in advance for any hint. I'd really like to be able to install 
> FC5 using the graphical mode.
> Christian

I just did a clean install with a Precision 670 and a 2001FP via DVI
with no problems. If you're using an analog cable, did you try pushing
the Auto Adjust button?

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