kdm not starting up -- sometimes
Dr. Sharukh K. R. Pavri.
lists at pavri.net
Thu Sep 20 16:55:23 UTC 2007
On Wed, 19 Sep 2007, Terence Simpson wrote:
> Dr. Sharukh K. R. Pavri. wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am using kubuntu feisty and I am encountering two problems.
> > 1. When booting up, right after the grub prompt and the message saying:
> > starting ...
> > the screen goes blank. Boot up will only proceed if I press alt-F1. I have
> > found this key combo purely by luck :).
> > 2. Nine times out of ten, the screen goes blank right after the messages
> > say reading /etc/rc.local.
> > Nothing works at this moment. There is no response to any key press. I
> > must use the reset switch. The kdm screeen comes up definitely the next
> > time.
> > This behaviour has started after a fortnight or so after the initial install.
> > thanks,
> > Sharukh.
> Just a guess, but try editing /boot/grub/menu.lst and remove all the
> words "splash" then save.
> It will disable the boot splash which may be causing the problem somehow.
Like I mentioned in my other mail, I don't get a splash screen at all.
Dr. Sharukh K. R. Pavri. Homoeopath, Linuxer.
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