ok i misconfigured my xorgconfig file. not sure WHY though, since i did select the nvidia geforce driver (number 349) on a fresh slack 10.1 install, and all other settings came from my hardware manual. oh well.
my problem now is not fixing this (at least not yet), the problem i have must be the noobiest question ever asked.
on reboot, i get the Xserver starting and a message in a gui-ish dos-shis window:
"i will disable this x-server for now" (looks like a schwarzenegger movie sentence... "i'll be back")
when i check the log, i see the
"(EE) No devices detected"
"Fatal server error: no screens found"
SO: i click OK, the server gets disabled... and me?! well i get back to where the log was
starting up the X-server
and i have a blank cursor flashing on a black screen under the booting log, with no bash prompt. i can type anything on the screen but get no answers. how can i login as root then? no commands seem to be recognized. i can type. nice indeed.
any ideas on HOW can i get my hands on a prompt so to login as root and reconfigure my server?