Can't start DVD iso installation...

Kaj Haulrich kaj at haulrich.net
Mon Nov 6 00:46:05 GMT 2006


On Monday 06 November 2006 01:07, D. Michael McIntyre wrote:
> 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.

Of course..... My bad.

Kaj Haulrich.
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