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[K12OSN] RE: help.. Monitor goes blank during bootup



Try using

 	X_MOUSE_DEVICE         = "/dev/ttyS0"

in your lts.conf file for the mouse. I have no idea about the keyboard.
I'll forward this along to the K12OSN list and let's let everyone in on
the fun!

;-) Paul

On Fri, 2002-11-29 at 07:00, Jerome Edwards LISD wrote:
> Great! That line worked.... Now it gets me to log on screen BUT the mouse is
> frozen and the keyboard is inaccessible. The mouse is a serial mouse and the
> keyboard is an AT style. The num/caps locks LED light will not function on
> the keyboard once the monitor goes to the log on screen. P.S. The monitor
> that I am using is new, AOpen A50S 15".
> Thanks for your help, Jerome
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Nelson [mailto:pnelson riverdale k12 or us]
> Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 1:00 AM
> To: edwardsj leonardisd org
> Subject: Re: help.. Monitor goes blank during bootup
> 
> 
> Hello Jerome,
> 
> This sounds like you're trying to use a monitor that can't handle the
> 1024x768 video mode that is the default. Try adding a line to the
> /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf file setting 800x600 as the default.
> 
> X_MODE_0           = 800x600
> 
> Add that in the [default] section. Of course it would be better to use a
> better monitor.
> 
> ;-) Paul
> 
> 
> On Thu, 2002-11-28 at 19:33, Jerome Edwards LISD wrote:
> > Our school district is new to LTSP and is having a few problems getting
> > started. First of all, we are using a server with the following: P4 1.7
> GHz
> > with one gig of ram, etc, etc. The terminals are 233 MHz with 32meg ram.
> > Using K12LTSP 2.1.0.
> > OK, to the problem, when trying to boot from a floppy on the terminal, the
> > system locals the server and attempts to startup process but before (I
> > think, I have never actually seen the entire boot process) it get to the X
> > screen, the monitor goes blank and the keyboard becomes inaccessible. The
> > system goes through about two screens of rapid commands and halts briefly
> > with a warning about the sound card being misconfigured before the monitor
> > goes blank. When the monitor goes blank, the green led light on the
> monitor
> > goes from green to orange. I have tried the boot up on several computers
> to
> > find the same result, even removed all PCI cards except the network and
> > video.  I even tried it on a new system.
> > Is there a step I am leaving out or a setting that needs correcting? Any
> > help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Jerome Edwards
> > LISD
> >
> >
> >
> >
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