How to recover from a display driver problem

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Apr 10 15:59:48 UTC 2016

On Sun, 2016-04-10 at 10:07 -0500, Jim wrote:
> I have 2 HD,s in this machine, one with a working 12.04 and the other
> with 14.04.  Will booting from 12.04 work in place of using the live
> CD?

You can boot off anything that will give you a working system, as long
as you can mount the HDD with the borked X. CD, DVD, USB or any other
bootable HDD... doesn't matter. Just make sure that you take any
corrective action on the correct HDD!

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at

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