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Hello,

I am new to unix and am trying to install Solaris on an Intel Pentium 4 Processor, 3GHZ.  When I try to install Soalris 10, it boots from the cd drive, I select to install soalris as default and it comes back with the error "cannot display this video mode" after a couple of minutes.

Anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks,

Shocks
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First check you hardware to make sure they can support by Solaris  (eg, your Graphic card )http://www.sun.com/bigadmin/hcl/

To get better hardware support try to use the latest OS release Solaris 10x86 6/06
http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/binaries_program.xml

also have a look at the following Soalris 10 docs/FAQ:

http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/817-0544/6mgbagb1b?a=view
http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/817-0544/6mgbagb0v?a=view

More Solaris 10 docs:
http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/prod/2928#hic

And the Good Solaris x86 FAQ:
http://www.sun.drydog.com/faq/
http://my.execpc.com/~keithp/bdlogsol.htm
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