debian problem

Kristoffer Gustafsson kg84 at
Mon Jan 10 11:25:27 UTC 2011

I can't log in, press control+allt+f1. I can't do anything at all.
The message screen not in text mode just keeps popping up and down.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason White" <jason at>
To: <Blinux-list at>
Sent: Monday, January 10, 2011 4:41 AM
Subject: Re: debian problem

> Tim Chase <blinux.list at> writes:
>> and then turn it off in subsequent reboots
>>   bash$ sudo update-rc.d -f gdm remove
> For me, disabling it in this way was enough to prevent it from ever
> coming back.
> However, in case this makes any difference, I am using a
> dependency-based boot ordering (i.e., Debian Squeeze/Sid) and I used the
> chkconfig command to remove gdm from the boot sequence.
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