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Old 11-22-2006, 07:09 PM   #1
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Blank Display After Booting From Live CD

(Sorry for posting this again, but i need help) Boot up comp. F12 --> BIOS. Boot from USB or optical drive. Then get the loading screen, load everything fine, then nothing. Screen turns black. I'm using Knoppix and MEPIS which I burned using Alcohol 120. I have 2 gig ram , 2.8 ghz pentium
dvd ,dvd + rw drives , nvidia geforce 7300. I haven't tried anything nor do i know what to try. I used Linux a little while back on my old computer, but i haven't started using on my new computer. I appreciate your help. Thank you. (P.S. If you know something better than Knoppix or MEPIS, let me know)
Old 11-23-2006, 02:07 AM   #2
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Try to boot Knoppix in console mode (option knoppix 2). If it will boot start graphics with startx command, and look for errors in logfile.


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