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Re: FC3 screen freezes



On Wed, 2005-06-22 at 21:20 -0400, Nancy Merckle wrote:
> Hi, All
> 
> I'm new to FC3. A friend installed it for me over the Memorial Day 
> weekend.  On several occasions over a 15-18 day time frame, when I came 
> upstairs to work on it, I found the screen frozen.  (Other times it was 
> fine.)  The only way I could get the system back was a reset or power down. 
> Then one night after work I came home to find the screen waiting on input 
> for the xorg.config program.  Since I didn't know how to handle it (then) 
> I quit out of it and did some Internet research.
> 
> After several attempts to solve this problem by modifying the xorg file, I 
> gave up, downloaded a new FC3 dvd and reloaded.  (Actually I DLed the FC4 
> dvd first, but it stops between the Linux boot and the first GUI page of 
> the install.  I tried Linux nofb acpi=off for both. 

try typing in gibbrerish first - let it give you an error - and then
type linux at the prompt.
That works for some people.


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