Booting directly into X problems
sasa at stupar.homelinux.net
Tue Nov 30 06:36:36 UTC 2004
V pon, 29.11.2004 ob 13:27 je Jim Cornette napisal(a):
> Sasa Stupar wrote:
> > Hi!
> > My system: I have two HDD on which are installed separetly winxp and FC2
> > with their own MBR's. MotherBoard is ASUS P4BGV-MX-EAYZ with built in
> > VGA i845.
> > I have installed FC2 and have problems to boot directly into X. I get
> > blank screen. However, if I first boot into winxp and then reboot into
> > linux X works.
> > This problem is only happening if machine was switched off for a couple
> > of minutes and more.
> > Another thing: if I boot to FC2 and choose "Interactive mode" then I can
> > also boot into X without any problems.
> > Is there anything to do (beside getting a new VGA card) to fix this
> > because I am about to remove winxp and I do not want to boot with
> > Interactive mode every day?
> > Regards,
> > Sasa
> This sounds like a problem that might be a good candidate for bugzilla.
> Are you booting into graphics mode? (With the flash screen and the blue
> login prompt.) Or are you booting into runlevel 3 (terminal prompt for
> login) and having to launch X using startx.
I am booting into graphics mode (runlevel 5).
> There might be bugs related to your problem in freedesk.org (xorg-x11).
> Below is a bug for problems with the 815 card. You might find a similar
> bug that is related to the 845 video card there.
This bug explains only for install problems. I didn't have install
problems at all. It went well under X.
> should get you there with this blank screen when system is cold-booted.
> I did have a problem with a black screen that seemed like the computer
> was locked up. The computer finally brought up the X screen after a long
> wait. Have you let the screen remain black, then check back a few
> minutes later?
Yes, I have waited for 30 min but nothing. The system froze because HDD
led was allways on.
Could this be related to BIOS? Because, after cold-boot to winxp and
reboot to FC2 it works or cold-boot in linux but in "Interactive mode".
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