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Re: [SLE] Installed SUSE v9.3 -- Good News and Disaster
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 17:14:11 -0400
  • Message-id: <42E7F923.6090509@xxxxxxxxxx>
Stan Goodman wrote:

> How do I get out of this fix?
>
> The last time it booted, I watched the detailed progress on the screen. I saw
> nothing tht looked suspicious, except one Warning at the time when the network
> was being set up. I couldn't read it, and of course I can't look at the boot
> log.
>
> I assume that I need to boot to the Fail Safe option, which I understand to be
> a command-line mode. I am very new at this OS, and would much appreciate some
> pointers about how to go about diagnosing what is hanging the mouse and how to
> repair it.
>

Start the computer in run level 3. Then, as root, run SAX2. You can
make all the mouse & video changes there.

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