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Old 05-07-2005, 10:29 PM   #1
rameez007
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Unhappy linux not working well


hello,

i have currently installed fedora core 3 on my intel based computer.
when after installation i entered startx it showed a window full of scattered graphics.i switched off my computer thru cpu .now when i start linux ,after a few seconds it stucks up and the doesnt even reaches the login prompt.iam confused please help me...........
 
Old 05-07-2005, 10:48 PM   #2
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If you shut down linux improperly the next time you boot it wants to check the file systems because they were no cleanly un-mounted...

If you have a graphical login then I think you can hit F2 to see a verbose output and see that it is checking the partitions... After that it will want to reboot again.

It's probably a video driver problem... If you can get back to the console login as "root" and run:

xf86config
or
xorgconfig

and go through the setup for your monitor and video card information.

If you get a scrambled screen don't just shut down... It will probably dump you back to the console or you can Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to get out ot X...

KC
 
Old 05-08-2005, 10:12 AM   #3
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thanx...................kencaz
 
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