laptop won't boot properly after install
hawat.thufir at gmail.com
Wed Apr 17 21:03:19 UTC 2013
When the laptop boots, It cycles between showing a mouse on a black
background. It seems an infinite loop. Sometimes there's distorted
writing which I can't read or capture. I just installed 12.10 (server)
on the laptop and xubuntu on top of that.
I think that I'm running into a problem I had before on another
computer. I installed Linux but had to modify xorg.conf manually as
thufir at dur:~$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
Identifier "Configured Monitor"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Monitor "Configured Monitor"
Device "Configured Video Device"
thufir at dur:~$
This was because it was old hardware. As before, I started with
installing the server version (12.10) because it fits on a CD. Next I
installed xubuntu-desktop lightdm and xfce and rebooted the laptop, a
As happened with my desktop, however, there's some problem with
resolution or aspect ratio, perhaps. On the desktop, I just modified
Should I also do this with the laptop?
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