GDM hangs my boot

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GDM hangs my boot

Postby Lubinski on Sat Dec 15, 2007 5:03 pm

I run the cd add some noacpi, noapic to the grub cmd line. The mint logo loads then kicks me to a black screen after it loads boot scripts. The screen flashes (gdm trying to start) and then im stuck there.
I alt f2 to a terminal and try to manually start gdm but to no avail. Anybody have options?

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Re: GDM hangs my boot

Postby Husse on Sun Dec 16, 2007 2:34 pm

I suppose this is from the live CD?
Try "Safe graphics mode" as it seems that x won't start
Also did you check the md5sum and burn the CD slow?
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