[NBLUG/talk] Redhat 9 -> Fedora Core 4 upgrade: xfree86 vs. xorg

Dave Sisley dsisley at sonic.net
Wed Aug 17 17:50:58 PDT 2005

On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 04:07:11PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 04:03:28PM -0700, Dave Sisley wrote:
> > I just want to add that I can boot into single mode and I can boot
> > into Knoppix.  I tried tweaking the xorg.conf file that way, but to no
> > avail.
> If the machine is in the "can't display anything, monitor is going wonky"
> state, does Ctrl+Alt+F1 switch to a regular text console login screen?
> -bill!

No - and I think that's weird, since it goes through the boot process
and is able to display all the stuff fedora shows ([OK], etc.).

I'd think that if it can show me that, it should be able to drop to a
console with 'Ctrl+Alt+F1'.

Dave Sisley
dsisley at sonic.net

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