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Old 05-12-2010, 01:27 PM   #1
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PCLinux Live CD


I have loaded the Live Cd successfully on 3 laptops, now I'm at my daughters new Toshiba & and getting a "Terminal" like screen asking for "Local Host" Log in, never had this experience before. Any idea's
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Old 05-12-2010, 02:31 PM   #2
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Looks like for some reason X is failing to start. I would try some boot options to use VESA mode or a lower resolution or something. It's possible the new Toshiba contains hardware that doesn't have a driver in whatever version of PCLinux you're using.
 
Old 05-12-2010, 02:44 PM   #3
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Are there any error messages that you can see before you get the login prompt? If you can, post them here. As has been mentioned, it's probably just that X (your GUI) is having problems.
 
Old 05-12-2010, 02:57 PM   #4
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Welcome to LQ.

Did you use the latest cd = PCLinuxOS 2010.1 ? ?
http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=06052

I'd guess, it's a monitor issue.

Boot Live cd : F3 : select Text / 640x480 / 800x600
Or just select : Video safe mode - VESA
... as already said in post #2.
 
Old 05-13-2010, 06:25 AM   #5
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Thanks

#1 - No error messages
#2 - I tried Ubuntu a few weeks ago and it would not load either.
#3 - I down loaded the ISO & burned it just before I tried it, actually, I tried 2 CD's and a DVD.
I should get a chance again tomorrow to get at it, I"ll try the F3 tip.
Thanks again
 
Old 05-13-2010, 04:55 PM   #6
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So...any updates? Have you solved your problem? If so, you should mark your thread as [SOLVED] (via the menu at the top of the thread), and post your solution so that other members can benefit.
 
Old 05-13-2010, 09:50 PM   #7
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No updates yet, as I mentioned - I won't be able to get to her computer until tomorrow if not next week.
 
  


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