LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora > Fedora - Installation
User Name
Password
Fedora - Installation This forum is for the discussion of installation issues with Fedora.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-04-2004, 12:14 AM   #1
zimmie73
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Fedora Core: Black Screen on Boot


Okay, I've tried scouring the web for help on this, but nothing seems to work. I just reformatted my Linux box to put Fedora Core 2 on it. Installation went beatifully, without any problems. However, on the first boot, as soon as the message about pressing "I" to enter interactive startup appears, the screen goes black and stays that way.

I have tried changin the runlevel to 3 and manually starting XFree86 with the startx command, and have tried using the gdm and kdm commands, as well as redhat-config-xfree86. In every case, the X window system starts to load (I have a curser and a background), then the screen flashes and goes black. I can't figure out what is going on. Is this a bad video card? It was working fine as of yesterday with Fedora Core 1. I even tried doing a fresh install of FC1, but still the problem persists. Any ideas?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I messed with the screen resolution and now Redhat will boot into a black screen! Mr. Hill Linux - Newbie 29 05-04-2009 11:52 AM
Fedora Core 3 Boot Screen harley51 Fedora 0 02-22-2005 09:23 PM
one inch black bar on left of screen after exiting UT in Fedora Core 3. dr_zayus69 Linux - Software 0 01-14-2005 07:22 PM
Changing the boot screen created by Linux fedora core arinlinux Linux - Newbie 3 06-25-2004 08:07 AM
Fedora Core 1 Boot Hangs at Welcome Screen regorbro Fedora 1 04-06-2004 04:35 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:25 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration