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I dont get a desktop or anything. Ijust installed this and it boots up well it seems, then it goes into a black screen, the computer shows activity for a minute after it then nothing. Anyone know what this is?
Well it gets through the fb safe boot wheni first start teh computer or whatever, then it goes through the next two bars, the farthest i get is the screen where it says " click esc for verbose mode" it gets past that. Then it switches to a black screen, the computer continues to work for a minute or so then stops basically.
1) Selecting a text mode startup instead of the GUI mode?
2) Pressing ESC and seeing exactly where it's hanging?
3) Trying "FAILSAFE Mode" startups to see if they work.
4) Inserting the nolapic argument to the kernel?