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Old 01-16-2005, 10:16 PM   #16
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how do i startup xwindows again after i mess with config file?
 
Old 01-16-2005, 10:19 PM   #17
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ok this is retarded... now my screen just goes blank after the xwindows/fedora gui part when its loading everything, time to goto SuSe
 
Old 01-16-2005, 10:59 PM   #18
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Linux has always worked fine for me, even on my IBM Thinkpad t22. I think it is the most configurable of any.......My friends use Macintosh and Windows. but who would want everything working and not editing of any configuration files????

and why did you edit you configuration file again??? your desiered screen resolution was there when you first setup the system under the 'custom' button

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Old 01-16-2005, 11:12 PM   #19
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well i didn't pick it cause i didn't think it would work..
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:15 PM   #20
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if you reinstall......again, lol if your still stuck, go with custom / LCD display / 1024x768

then choice that resolution from the updated menu

it should work fine for the laptop you discribe, and mine is just about the same
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:29 PM   #21
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ok, it finally works now..
how do i get my network to work?
i have the 3com minipci card..
but when i try to activate it says:

3c59x device eth1 does not seem to be present, delaying intialization
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:34 PM   #22
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also when i goto shutdown it says power off and acpi off called or something and the weird thing is the computer shuts down but the lcd screen stays on...
wtf?
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:39 PM   #23
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Tonight just isn't your night! We'll need alittle bit more info than that. Are you still on FC3 or SUSE? If you're not familiar with command lines try to got to ---> Main Menu --> Accessories --> System Tools ---> Network Configuration. If your using Gnome and try to configure from there.

or go to the command line and try...

Code:
ifconfig eth1 up

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Old 01-16-2005, 11:48 PM   #24
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sorry for all the questions

i'm still on FC3

i tried to activate it with eth0 i believe from the network config thing..
should i try eth1?

edit: nm, it was already eth1..
when i press acitivate in network configuration it says the error msg from before
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:48 PM   #25
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also when i goto shutdown it says power off and acpi off called or something and the weird thing is the computer shuts down but the lcd screen stays on...
Same thing with My IBM Thinkpad laptop, its just somthing wierd I guess, I havent came up with a solution for that... the same happens on 2 other ibm thinkpads from my school
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:49 PM   #26
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Same thing with My IBM Thinkpad laptop, its just somthing wierd I guess, I havent came up with a solution for that... the same happens on 2 other ibm thinkpads from my school
so what do u do when u want to shutdown cleanly?
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:50 PM   #27
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oh.. and under the hardware tab for network configuration it says status: ok...
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:51 PM   #28
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so what do u do when u want to shutdown cleanly?
I just hold the power button at that point, seems to have already unmounted the drive at that point becouse I dont get any check of root file system on bootup like I would if I just forced it to power off when running
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:53 PM   #29
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hmmm..when i do that it restarts the computer
 
Old 01-16-2005, 11:54 PM   #30
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Did it work before? You may need to get your hands dirty by going into your kernel and add support for it. As for...

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so what do u do when u want to shutdown cleanly?
Code:
shutdown -h now
Most likely as root.

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