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2016-06-11 19:33:54 -0500 answered a question Error using discrete Radeon graphics

First, I have a laptop (HP Compaq 8510p) that has an AMD Mobility Radeon HD 2600 series video controller built in and the radeon driver works perfectly here. The display controller on your laptop was correctly identified at PCI bus 3:00.0, and yet the issue I see is with the "Unassigned Class" for a description and "illegal values" for product vendor located at PCI bus 2:00.0.

The fact that you were able to post this means that you are getting some kind of display using the radeon driver, albeit one of the standard VGA modes.

The good news is that the AMD website does have a Catalyst (proprietary) driver for your video controller. The bad news is that it is a whopping 102MB download, and requires the kernel-headers package to be installed for the driver to install as the utility must build a module against the kernel you are using. This means the kernel must be recompiled every time the kernel is upgraded.

Also, the driver package was tested under various distributions including RHEL 6.

SInce Fedora 24 is to be released later this month, I would also recommend waiting until the official release, in which case your issue might be resolved with the upgrade, or you could try the Beta version of Fedora 24, now available for download and see if that works.

2016-03-09 13:10:01 -0500 answered a question High resolution display not working with Fedora.

After reviewing the tech specs for your laptop and dock at Lenovo's website, the reason for the resolution limitation is as follows:

Though your attached monitor supports a resolution of 3840 x 2160, you will never achieve that resolution because the video board integrated into your laptop supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080. This is true for any manufacturer's chipset.

2015-08-23 15:48:18 -0500 answered a question Fedora 22 server installation doesn't boot from USB

I have had success with unetbootin with some distributions (including Fedora).

First, can your PC boot from a USB device? Usually, you will need to press a function key at powerup to get to the system's boot menu. On my laptop, a HP Compaq 8510p, I press F9 to get the boot menu.

If this is not possible, then can you get into the BIOS and check the boot settings to see if you can boot from a USB device? Given that your machine is of 2007 heritage, you should be able to boot from a USB device.

Second, to create a bootable USB flash drive, the flash drive needs to be formatted with a single FAT32 partition. unetbootin creates SYSLINUX (the kernel designed to boot from FAT16 and FAT32 partitions), a compressed virtual hard disk containing the software needed to run and/or install Linux, in this case Fedora 22 Server, and supporting files that are needed for the boot process.

Could you please supply the make and model of your PC, and as much technical information about your system as possible to make it easier to answer this question?