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Re: [SLE] kicked out of graphical boot mode
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 10:48:44 -0500
  • Message-id: <1107532124.4158.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 10:15, Peter B Van Campen wrote:
> On Friday 04 February 2005 7:41 am, Ken Schneider wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 08:27, devosc wrote:
> > > I'm logged in as root and it won't allow me to enter the .X11-unix
> > > dir, says permission denied ?
> > >
> > > G.
> >
> > Since you mentioned that you heard a clicking sound when the system
> > froze up it sounds like a hard drive problem occurred which could
> > have corrupted a file system. Before re-installing try booting to the
> > rescue system (1st cd/dvd) and run fsck on the primary disk and see
> > if any problems are reported. fsck should fix them unless the disk
> > has gone bad.
> Hi,
>
> Before doing anything drastic try this: Using PICO or another editor
> that you like edit /etc/X11/XF86Config, find thie section that has
> this:
>
> Section "Device"
> BoardName "0x0322"
> BusID "1:0:0"
> Driver "nvidia"
> Identifier "Device[0]"
> Screen 0
>
> and change the "nvidia" to "nv"
>

He all ready reported in an earlier post that he has an ATI graphics
card so this does not apply.

> PeterB
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