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Re: FC4 glitches



At 2:52 AM -0400 6/21/05, Amadeus W. M. wrote:
>The FC4 installation went flawlessly on an NCS laptop, and I was getting
>ready to congratulate the FC4 team for the good job.
>
>Then it's when I got hit by the "grub hanging on stage2" bug. It's my
>wife's laptop from work, and there has to be a dual boot with Xp. I boot
>from rescue disk, /sbin/grub-install /dev/hda and I reboot. Except that
>now it says Grub loading stage 1.5. It boots though. (Does anybody know
>why the 1.5 now?)
>
>Anyway, that's nothing, I tell myself, I'm glad the fix was so easy. Let's
>be positive and still say good things to the FC4 team. The vital
>components work: X, network, sound, etc. so good job. Yea, I read about
>the Ctrl-C not working at the console, but so what? As soon as I
>log in, I update the system and all is well. Except that I can't log
>out anymore. Yes, that's true: I always change the boot level to 3, and do
>startx. Now when I want to log out (exit from X), I don't get back the
>console prompt. Just a black screen. Both as user and as root. Looks like
>X is not shutting down properly.

Sound like a frequently-reported video problem.  In X in runlevel 5, do the
default terminals work, or are they blank also?  (Ctl-Alt-F2, Ctl-Alt-F7 to
get back.)
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