Re: memory of video card
Tom Allison wrote:
The problem seems to be more with my mouse.
But X is kind of hard to work with right now.
Ctrl+Alt+<backspace> doesn't kill X and Ctrl+Alt+F1 doesn't switch to
a console terminal.
So I have to hack it from an ssh session for now.
Apperently the transistion from kernel 2.4 to 2.6 has a lot more
issues that I was led to believe. I can't even file a bug report on
this because the machine is so unusable right now.
My guess is that right now with the changes in 2.6.x kernel, I've lost
all my input devices and have to somehow start over again with that.
Unfortunately it would have been a lot easier to do this from a
A warning would have been nice. But now I'm left with something one
notch up from non-bootable.
Start in single-user mode. At the boot: prompt, enter something like
"linux single". Once you're in single-user mode, disable your
xdm/gdm/wdm/kdm (lots of different ways; I'd put an "exit 0" as the
first executable line in the appropriate script, such as
"/etc/init.d/kdm"). Then "exit" to finish booting normally, only without
the GUI loading. Now you can proceed to fix your problem.