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Old 10-26-2004, 03:50 PM   #1
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Problems with Xconfiguration file


Hi,
I needed some help on what I think is a problem with a corrupted Xconfiguration file. I left my computer while it was running a program and when I came back, it looked like the screensaver had initialized but had frozen. I cold rebooted the computer, and everything initialized ok but when the screen that I log into was supposed to come up, I get instead the image that the machine had frozen of, i.e, the image of the screensaver. Does anyone know how I can fix this and boot into my system? Thanks!
 
Old 10-26-2004, 04:32 PM   #2
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What is your graphics adapter?


I've seen "old images" as a flash-back after a
soft-boot/reset before the actual driver gets initialised.

To get rid of the image power-cycle the machine
and leave it turned off for at least 15 seconds.



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Old 10-26-2004, 07:47 PM   #3
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Hey Tink,
I'm not really sure what my graphics adaptor is. The system has been power cycled several times, and has been left powered down overnight, so I can't see what the problem could be. Thanks!

-Puneeth
 
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How old is the thing?

:)


Can I see the output of
lspci -v
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Old 10-28-2004, 09:43 PM   #5
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Hey Tink,
Thanks for your help. After restarting the machine a couple of times, it started to work fine. I think that the video card was having problems. I've replaced it and its working ok so far.
 
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Glad to hear, sorry I couldn't be of any help :)


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