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Re: Boot to text mode

On Wed, 2004-12-15 at 08:29 -0500, David Mackintosh wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2004 at 11:20:25AM -0500, Don wrote:
> > I installed Fedora Core 3 to boot to graphics mode by default but it can't
> > understand my graphics card and so hangs on boot.  How do I use the boot
> > loader to boot into text mode?
> If you get stuck with a screen that doesn't understand your monitor/videocard
> combination, you can always switch back to text mode with CTRL-ALT-F8, then
> ALT-F1.


you can directly switch by CTRL+ALT+F1 without using CTRL-ALT-F8.

> This works even if your X display is working properly; I use it to get into
> systems quickly when I don't need/want a full X session.
> To make the screen go back to X (assuming it is working), press CTRL-ALT-F7.
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Joachim Backes

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