Display manager problem

Paul Lemmons paul at lemmons.name
Wed Oct 24 01:15:30 BST 2007


Stew Schneider wrote:
> I've tried a couple of times with this problem with no luck, so I'm
> trolling again...(as in fishing, not as in under the bridge).
>
> If I boot my Feisty box from the HD, the boot proceeds OK until the
> Display Manager tries to display the login. Then nothing but a black screen.
>
> If, on the other hand, I boot from a LiveCD (doesn't seem to matter
> which one) and choose "Boot from First HD" all is well.
>
> Anybody got any ideas?
>   
Are you using the Radeon graphics drivers? I had this issue and had to 
boot to single user mode to correct it. I changed my xorg.conf to use 
the non-proprietary ati drivers. No more Google Earth but at least I boot :)



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