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Old 10-01-2004, 04:41 PM   #1
kudos
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bootscreen stops displayer with kernel-2.6.7


Hi

i just installed kernel 2.6.7 on my slackware 10 box , the bootup screen comes up fine after lilo but it gets to displayer the cd-rom info and comes onto a Ieee7984 (or somethink like that) and the display stops displaying things but the hdd led is still active, after it has fnihsed loading i can blindly type in my username and password and startx and KDE loads up fine (which i am using now).

i followed jymbo info under the kernel complile guide (
here )

does any one know what could be casuing this problem? i also noticed that the display size is not 1024x768x256 which is set in lilo.conf its more like a 800x600 size.

thanks for your help
kudos
 
Old 10-01-2004, 05:06 PM   #2
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does any one know what could be casuing this problem?
Frame buffers. Common problem. Search the forum.

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display size is not 1024x768x256 which is set in lilo.conf
The lilo.conf setting is for your Frame Buffer resolution, not your X resolution. You need to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
 
  


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