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Old 10-16-2004, 05:06 PM   #1
aanva
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boot problem


My system will begin booting and when it would normally reach the login screen for run-level 5 its now just a black screen and the system just hangs. No buttons work.

Is there a way to just boot to command line (Run-Level 3) as the system is booting, becuase I can't get in to change any files or do anything really since it never gets past the black screen. Is there a key or combination of keys so that run-level 5 doesn't load?

I know the problem is with the display file I changed but I can't get in to change it back. Thanks, any help is appreciated.
 
Old 10-16-2004, 05:46 PM   #2
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Use your install cd and boot into safe mode. Make any changes needed amd reboot your system.
 
  


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