Camaleón wrote: > On Thu, 01 Jul 2010 22:46:20 +0200, Merciadri Luca wrote: > > (...) > > >> The PC then rebooted, and, after the login screen, nothing happens. >> There's still a background (the default one), but no icon, no menu, no >> shortcut working. The mouse can be moved, but nothing more. The only >> working shortcut is Ctrl-Alt-F8, which gives a blinking `-', but nothing >> more. >> > > (...) > > Have you considered the computer may lack for system resources (such as > RAM or CPU)? Todays DE (GNOME and KDE) are memory hungry, so couldn't be > that your machine is very busy? :-? > > - What are your PII specs (RAM and CPU)? > 896 for RAM. For CPU, this is 350 Mhz, but it can do it! > - Try to start the system without X (just console) and check how it > behaves > It does nothing. Exactly the same. > - Run "top" to watch for high processes consumption of RAM and CPU > I can't! I don't have any access to a suitable console! > If non-GUI environment runs just fine and you still need a DE, think > about switching into a lightweight GUI desktop. > It worked previously with another Debian Lenny, coupled with an older kernel. No reason for it not to work anymore with a more recent one! -- Merciadri Luca See http://www.student.montefiore.ulg.ac.be/~merciadri/ I use PGP. If there is an incompatibility problem with your mail client, please contact me. If you want a thing done right, do it yourself.
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