Installing Ubuntu with low resolution display

I am trying to install Ubuntu 7.04 from a CD on a machine with an old display: Samsung SyncMaster 3. However after the initial Ubuntu bars apear, the whole screen gets full of mixed up lines. I tried to lower the resolution using key F4 but it did not help. I saw on the Internet some suggestions on how to use this display but all of them assume that Ubuntu is already installed :-).Any hints?-- tsf

Same error as I get with My

Same error as I get with My topic (Ubuntu 7.10 crashes on boot), so I doubt it has to do with the resolution.

Installing Ubuntu with low resolution display

I suspect the problem lies in BIOS: mine is very old and Ubuntu does not seem to like it :-(.