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Re: Xwindows install problem on laptop

On 22-Feb-2002 Carlton Ellis wrote:
> I just did my first Debian install last evening.  Compaq Armada 1520 (oldie).
> I used debconf to add Xwindows (HTTP install).  I have never been able to 
> get past the initial screen (after X-windows starts) with all the X's.  The 
> "X" cursor does go to a pointer, and then the machine hangs.  I chose 
> framebuffer option for X-windows.
> I can't seem to interupt the boot process at any point - it boots, checks 
> the disk for errors, gets all set - starts Xwindows and hangs.

don't use a framebuffer.

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