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Video-related installation problem with Redhat 5.2

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I am trying to install Redhat 5.2 on a 486DX-66 with a Trident 8900D video adapter (on the "supported" list). This
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The e-machines look like they will run linux, however it is hard to tell on any system untill you have tried it. Most however will run with a little hacking.

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Thanks for the input on emachine compatability.  I have traced my video problem to a bad pin on the monitor data cable connector. A new monitor fixed that problem. (The monitor will still work for Windows & DOS, since the drivers force the monitor into color mode after boot-up.)
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