mdshaw89 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 14:19:51 UTC 2008
On Feb 5, 2008 8:35 AM, Constantinos Maltezos <pandarsson at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi. I'm new to the list.
> I have three issues that I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have
> my butt off and haven't found anything to resolve them. I've found
> that seem to have worked for some, but I have no such luck.
> First, a little information. I'm using Gutsy (7.10). I have it on a 10
> gigabyte partition on my Compaq Presario V5000 laptop. It has an AMD
> 64 CPU and an ATI graphics chip. A Broadcom wireless network chip
> (fortunately got that working with ndiswrapper). And everything is
> beautifully but for the following issues.
> 1. The console.
> After I choose to boot Kubuntu from Grub, I get a black screen. It
> black until X starts. After, if I go to the first console (ctrl+alt+f1),
> font is huge and the resolution appears to extend below the bottom of the
> monitor. And then, when I shut down, I get a black screen again. I've
> installed SVGAlib and futzed around with some console configuration files
> in /etc, but there's been no change whatsoever. This is particularly
> annoying because I'd like to check out KDE 4 and can't seem to get it into
> the system menu in KDM... which brings me to my second issue...
As for the above - I'm not sure if this may help but you may want to look
As for the other 2 I'm not sure about.
"Google HR wants to hire the smartest people still dumb enough to be working
for somebody else." - Steve
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