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Have Fedora 6. (cannot upgrade to latest version).
Once Loading Grub comes on the Screen, after it loads (3,2...) i get ONLY a Black Screen With No error message, No cursor ....Nothing on the screen.
Thank you in advance for your help.
You don't say whether you have previously been logging in successfully and this 'black screen' problem has suddenly happened, or whether you have changed something (eg you changed some hardware? you just installed
or re-installed Linux?). More info would be useful.
In my own experience, such problems can be due to a misconfigured X server, in /etc/X11/xorg.conf or whatever. If you can get dumb-terminal access, for example by one of: (a) ctrl+alt+F1, or (b) using ssh to log in from another machine after starting your problem machine, or (c) using some distro CD or DVD to run one of the 'safe mode' versions they sometimes offer, then have a look in the log, for example in /var/log/Xorg.0.log, to see if there are errors -- these are typically marked by (EE) at the start of a line. If there are such errors, and you can't figure them out, then post the details.
If there are no errors flagged in the X server log, look in the system log for other possible problems.
I had this problem some time ago and it was a video addressing problem. The upgraded OS was looking for a higher resolution than my current set-up allowed for.
A new video card worked in my case.
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