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Old 09-14-2003, 12:47 AM   #1
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I finally did it, I broke linux...:(

Well, I was trying to get my box set up for winex, and after much frustration, I forced a video card driver install, now when linux goes to load the login screen, I get a black screen. I tried the RHL boot disk, but get the same results. Is there a way to get a command line from a disk (like an msdos boot disk for windows)? And after that, how would I fix my video card drivers?
Old 09-14-2003, 12:59 AM   #2
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try putting in the first cd and going into rescue mode (works in Red Hat)
Old 09-14-2003, 01:20 AM   #3
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If all else fails, then format / reinstall
Old 09-14-2003, 01:57 PM   #4
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rescue mode eh? sounds like a plan, I'll give it a shot
Old 09-14-2003, 03:06 PM   #5
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Booting into Rescue Mode

You will need to edit /etc/X11/XF86Config

If you need more help, tell us what type of video card you have ?


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