Can't start DVD iso installation...

D. Michael McIntyre michael.mcintyre at
Mon Nov 6 00:07:29 GMT 2006

On Sunday 05 November 2006 6:03 pm, Kaj Haulrich wrote:

> You could try to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf but save a copy of it
> first : for example :xorg.conf.original.  If you read the file,
> there's a hint :

There's some chance he could do this from the DVD, if he can Ctrl+Alt+F1 and 
if there's enough there to log into a useful shell (instead of busybox).  
From there try to

/etc/init.d/kdm stop

to keep the X server from respawning (the blue black blue black blue) and then 
try to edit the conf file.

It *might* be possible, but it's dicey.  Remember, he's having trouble with 
the installation DVD, not a running distro on a hard drive.

D. Michael McIntyre 

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