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Old 08-28-2003, 10:28 PM   #1
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wont go into login screen


I use SuSe 8.0 and whenever I install Linux I can't get to the Login screen (you know the gui screen with the login dialog). Whenever I boot Linux, it just goes to this console. I think it has something to do with my cheap video card, its a Pro Savage DDR. It recognized my card, but strangely I can't use the graphical interface option (my guess). Can anyone please help. I dont want to buy a new $100 video card. Maybee I need drivers?
Old 08-28-2003, 10:32 PM   #2
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wadda ya mean cant use graphical interface?
like it doesnt start when you type startx , or what?

p.s. usually cheap vid cards work, too.
p.p.sp i got a cheap rage 128 pro. (yuck)
Old 08-28-2003, 10:37 PM   #3
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When linux starts up the screen changes (video flips) like 10 times and then nothing happens. Haven't tired startx but I'll give it a try now.
Old 08-28-2003, 10:44 PM   #4
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i tried startx and I got a "no screen found" error. do I need to upgrade some drivers or something? how would I do that?


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