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Re: New Computer

On Thu, 2012-10-11 at 19:32 -0500, Bill Weiler wrote:
> I just bought a new HP Pavillion M6 laptop.  Tried to load Ubuntu 
> 12.04.1 and Mint 13 and Fedora 17.  On all of them I can run the 
> install, but when it tries to boot, the display shows "Loading Linux" 
> and then goes black.  I"ve waited as the CD ran and then stopped 
> loading, but no joy.  It appears that the Intel 4000 graphics chgip is 
> incompatible.  Any suggestions?
> Bill

The best way to find out if it that video chip isn't supported would be
to boot your new machine from a Live CD. If that doesn't work, there's
often a VESA video driver fallback until support for that video chip


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