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Re: Booting Natty Alpha 2 does not load X


On 02/21/2011 10:09 PM, Andrew Woodhead wrote:

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 6:02 PM, Benny Hult <benny@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:benny@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

    On Mon, 21 Feb 2011 12:57:25 -0500
    Dwain Sims <dsims@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dsims@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

    > I have a very old HP Omnibook 900, and I am trying Natty Alpha
    2.  When
    > trying the live distro, boot seems to go ok, but it does load X.
     I get a
    > bash prompt at the end.
    > Any ideas?
    > Dwain

    You can start checking with command
    "cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log"

    Might give some hints.

    Benny Hult <benny@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:benny@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>

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less /var/log/Xorg.0.log

will make it readable, cat will make it all scroll off the page
Somehow I assumed that someone who is running Alpha version of certain OS is capable of using |more, or even |less.

I will try to be a little more specific with commands next time.