login problem with Ubuntu 10.4
glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 6 18:02:13 UTC 2010
On 10/06/2010 10:40 AM, macbeth wrote:
>> From: NoOp
>> My _guess_ is that it's a video/graphics issue. Can you please provide
>> the machine details? You can do this from 8.04 or from a liveCD:
>> $ sudo lshw > myhardware.txt
>> $ gedit myhardware.txt
> Thanks for taking the time.
description: VGA compatible controller
product: KM400/KN400/P4M800 [S3 UniChrome]
vendor: VIA Technologies, Inc.
That helps. Here we go...
[[KM400]Haven't been able to execute normal gnome login since 10.04
installation; screen blanks then returns to login screen]
After a fresh 10.04 installation which seemed to go perfectly, I now
can't execute a normal gnome login, but can using safe mode gnome and
xterm. When attempting a normal login there is a short wait after the
login screen disappears, then the screen goes blank for a few seconds
before returning to the login screen.
Perhaps try the workaround in comment #3:
There was no existing xorg.conf file in /etc/X11, so I
created one with the following content;
You can do that from the recovery mode; boot to recovery, continue to
login, and from the console:
$ sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf
and then add the above, ctrl-x to exit & save.
If that's not it, have a look through some of the other bugs for that
and see if you can spot one that better matches your situation.
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