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Old 07-23-2010, 12:41 PM   #1
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why can.t i login take me my desktop

the problem is that today i installed redhat for first time what happens is that it asks for the user name and password and when i enter both of them then it takes me to black screen and it prints keyboard tomed out[0] again it asks for user name and password i enter it corretly and again same thing happens what is the soolution and problem with installation
Old 07-23-2010, 01:03 PM   #2
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First, what version of Redhat?

Are you getting a graphical login screen or just a terminal display?

When you first boot up, try entering ctrl-alt-F1 (or maybe F2 or F3) to get a terminal. Then, log in as root. If that is successful, then run
grep -B5 "(EE)" /var/log/Xorg.0.log
and look for evidence that it cannot find the right video driver. In this case, tell us what your video card is.



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