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Old 12-09-2006, 07:20 PM   #1
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black screen and freeze when shutting down


Hi!

I installed ubuntu 6.10 64bit and everything works fine...

Its only when i try to shutdown, or logout or ctrl-alt-(1-12) that i get a black screen and my pc seems to freeze...

im using fglrx drivers on an ati x850xt pe and an lcd screen at a native 1280x1024

Please help
 
Old 12-10-2006, 03:53 AM   #2
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You could try this:
Edit the file /boot/grub/menu.lst
Find the line that refers to the kernel you are booting, and add vga=normal to the kernel line, so it looks something like this:

kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.15-27-386 root=/dev/hda5 ro quiet splash vga=normal

Save the file,then reboot.
 
Old 12-10-2006, 04:56 AM   #3
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Tried that... doesnt seem to help

I really hope there is a fix for this...
 
Old 12-10-2006, 05:37 AM   #4
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Sure you appended vga=normal to the right kernel line?
Please try dmesg | grep vga=
You should see it there
 
  


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