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Old 12-11-2003, 10:59 AM   #1
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I installed a ATI update package and...

I am using Redhat 8 I installed a ATI update package and I restarted my machine and when the booting is done I get a strange screen where there is A empty green box with no writing in it and It has the option of choosing Yes or No. I have no idea how this happened or how to explain it. Nopthing really seems to happen when I choose yes. When I choose no it goes to a command line. I have no idea how to get back into my GUI. What the hell is going on is there a way in linux to do a rollback to the last known good configuration or anything?
Old 12-13-2003, 08:51 AM   #2
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'how to get back into my GUI'

The first thing to try is ctrl-alt-F7.

It that doesn't work then perhaps use the 'telinit' command to tell init to swith to another runlevel?? Might be able to work out which one by looking at ?/etc/inittab.

startx &

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