fc3 on old 7GB HD with 64MB Ram

Duncan Lithgow duncan at lithgow-schmidt.dk
Mon Jan 31 08:57:39 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-01-29 at 09:55 +0000, James Wilkinson wrote: 
> Duncan Lithgow wrote:
> > So, I've installed as normal. No Gnome or KDE but selected XFCE, thought 
> > i'd dump other extra packages once i was up and running.
> > 
> > Now, it get as far as initializing hardware, (storage, network audio 
> > [done]) and then *without* powering down just dies. That is the screen 
> > dies after being grey for a short time. The power still runs, and if i 
> > throw in a cd it powers up and spins it.
> > 
> > ideas?
> Have you tried removing "rhgb quiet" from the kernel parameters? When
> you're booting and see the Grub screen, press a key (if necessary) to
> get at the menu, and press "e" to edit the boot options.
> Hope this helps,
> James.

That helped quite a bit, it got into runlevel 5. It died after utp or
something like that, after loading cups etc. It looked like it was
starting the next step by going ".."

On my system that's when the graphic logon starts.

What's the next suggestion James?


PS. I love 'just a minute' too!

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