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y2k98

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install problems
« on: May 18, 2007, 07:09:37 am »
i just installed and everyhting worked fine, i restarted and all i get is a mouse on a screen, if i press ctrl + alt + f1 i can login, startx and browse to its ip and login, but ctrl + alt + f11 its just a mouse please help

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Re: install problems
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2007, 12:07:03 pm »
I have the same problem, black screen with mouse. I'm using UI1 and the vesa drivers.

jester

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Re: install problems
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2007, 12:30:42 pm »
You might have the same issues as described in this post: http://forum.linuxmce.com/index.php?topic=1630.0
Also a workaround is given.

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Re: install problems
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2007, 12:36:56 pm »
i saw a similar problem and i solved it by renaming kdm.saved in /etc/init.d to kdm.
Read the F****** Logs!!!

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Re: install problems
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2007, 12:46:42 pm »
@sharlee_angelo: have you got wiki edit rights? An update of the known issues in the wiki might be handy for others

y2k98

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Re: install problems
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2007, 05:37:29 pm »
i saw a similar problem and i solved it by renaming kdm.saved in /etc/init.d to kdm.

madmin@dcerouter:/etc/init.d$ ls k*  -la
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  493 2006-09-22 11:53 keyboard-setup
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root  944 2006-10-06 07:34 killprocs
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1928 2006-10-06 09:46 klogd


i dont have a file called kdm or kdm.saved

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Re: install problems
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2007, 08:08:37 pm »
problem solved! used http://forum.linuxmce.com/index.php?topic=1310.0 as the solution