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Old 07-23-2004, 08:10 PM   #1
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Help! Knoppix almost boots then I get a black screen.

I just downloaded and booted Knoppix 3.4. It goes through I guess a console (?) and then it says its loading something like xfree maybe (?) and then I get a black screen. The Knoppix CD is read for about 30 seconds then it stops and I am left with nothing but a black screen. Does anyone know how to get this working? Thanks in advance for your help.
Old 07-23-2004, 08:38 PM   #2
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Unfortunately knoppix does this on some PC's when it doesn't seem to get the screen resolution or video driver right. I haven't found a fix.


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