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When i boot up the computer it all goes fine until i get to the loading of X windows, it shows the nvidia splash screen and then crashes back to the terminal for about 2 seconds then it repeats the process.
is there anyway to get it to boot straight to terminal (command line) without the access to x windows.(maybe editing the inittab file from c/l if it can be done)
also for that brief 2 seconds between attempting to load i can type about 5 letters
I've never heard of red, and never used ed ...
I suggest trying vi, emacs or nano (pico) if
you're familiar with either of them .... if none
of those means anything to you I'd recommend
nano (pico) ...
There 's a really goo d chance you're out of disk space. Either that, or your nvidia criver broke (happened to me more than once).
Check your disk space with the command
and I'll bet it's close to full.
I have seen that font error in my logs many times, and I think I got it to go away by commenting out that line in /etc/X11/XFree86Config. DOnlt think that helped the boot problem though, but as I said that's likely disk space...