It is configured by detecting the proper Video card. The X server most likely will detect the correct video card, but you should verify this by having all the specs of the system on hand.
- If the detection is correct click next
- Choose XFree 4.3
- Click next
Once the X server is configured the next screen will present the resolution for your monitor, use the drop down arrow to select a higher resolution such as 800x 600 or 1024x768.
Fig. 1.51 Set your resolution here
If the video interface was detected previously, then you should see a summary, as shown on figure 1.52 This indicate that your system is properly configured and shouldn't have any problem loading the graphical interface. To prove it, you should test it
- Click OK
- Do you want to test the configuration?
- Select yes
- Click next
If your resolution is appropriate click yes. It may bring you back to the summary screen. In case that you need to reconfigure any of these settings, just click on any of the buttons and it will take you to the respective configuration panel.
- If everything is correct, click next
A question pops up, suggesting setup the computer to automatically start the graphical interface up on booting, would you like that option?
You are back to the global configuration panel, at this point you shouldn't see any red [highlighted] that says not configured, and if that is the case everything is now configured
The update option
This option will try to download updates from the Internet at this point your connection is not ready.
The last screen presents two other important options:
The advanced button: This option could be used to create an auto install floppy with the entire previous configuration and use it on a similar system
You can now remove the CD for the system to restart normally. You should get a login prompt.
Congratulations you have successfully installed your Mandrake Linux