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Old 09-08-2010, 09:39 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Not able to view desktop after new Linux kernel installation

Hi LQ,

I installed openSUSE 11, which had Linux 2.6.27 kernel. I downloaded Linux 2.6.35 and installed it in my home directory. Now i can see 2 OSs in my GRUB(Linux 2.6.35, Linux 2.6.27). But when i select the new kernel(Linux 2.6.35) from the GRUB during booting, i am not able to see the GNOME desktop. What i am able to see is only the shell. Kindly tell me how to see the desktop after i boot into the new kernel.

Old 09-08-2010, 09:47 AM   #2
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You may need to install updated video drivers compatible with your new kernel and reconfigure xorg.conf.


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