?
Solved

How do I specify "knoppx nomodeset xmodule=nv" booting a live CD?

Posted on 2011-05-06
6
Medium Priority
?
616 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
references online indicate if you're having trouble with nvidia chipsets with Knoppix, then use the boot command:

knoppx nomodeset xmodule=nv

How does one do that with a live cd?

The problem I'm trying to resolve is banding or stripes on the gui objects like the menus and some windows.
it's a
nf6is micro am2 se
motherboard with:
NVIDIA GeForce 6100 GPU, On Board Graphic Max. Memory Share Up to 256MB
0
Comment
Question by:RickNCN
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:farzanj
ID: 35706827
Try putting it at the end of the kernel line in the grub menu

When you see grub menu press down arrow key to highlight the line that says kernel and at simply put this at the end of that line

In some menus there may be room for boot options, you can put it there too.
0
 

Author Comment

by:RickNCN
ID: 35707113
I don't see any grub menu come up as far as I can tell.

I get what I'd call a Knoppix "splash screen" with a picture of Tux and a huge "KNOPPIX 6.4" under that it says
boot:

then there's another brief point where it stops and shows:
root@microknoppix:/#  (I think - it went by kinda fast)

then pops into the gui desktop
0
 
LVL 31

Expert Comment

by:farzanj
ID: 35707265
You know this link describes how to enter boot options

http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/knoppix64-en.html

Is it any help
0
Get your Conversational Ransomware Defense e‑book

This e-book gives you an insight into the ransomware threat and reviews the fundamentals of top-notch ransomware preparedness and recovery. To help you protect yourself and your organization. The initial infection may be inevitable, so the best protection is to be fully prepared.

 
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

by:
farzanj earned 2000 total points
ID: 35707289
So at boot:

You have to type

knoppix nomodeset xmodule=nv

boot: knoppix nomodeset xmodule=nv
0
 

Author Comment

by:RickNCN
ID: 35708299
boot: knoppix nomodeset xmodule=nv

grrrr... I swear I tried that before posting here and I got a strange reply to it - didn't work. I just tried it again and it took the command and booted. It did not fix my striped windows problem. I'll post a picture. Maybe you can help me with that?
0
 

Author Comment

by:RickNCN
ID: 35708376
here's a screenshot
IMG-4223.JPG
0

Featured Post

NEW Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

Backup and recover physical and cloud-based servers and workstations, as well as endpoint devices that belong to remote users. Avoid downtime and data loss quickly and easily for Windows-based physical or public cloud-based workloads!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Google Drive is extremely cheap offsite storage, and it's even possible to get extra storage for free for two years.  You can use the free account 15GB, and if you have an Android device..when you install Google Drive for the first time it will give…
This article will show you step-by-step instructions to build your own NTP CentOS server.  The network diagram shows the best practice to setup the NTP server farm for redundancy.  This article also serves as your NTP server documentation.
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
This demo shows you how to set up the containerized NetScaler CPX with NetScaler Management and Analytics System in a non-routable Mesos/Marathon environment for use with Micro-Services applications.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month15 days, 16 hours left to enroll

850 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question