[lug] XGL: You gotta try it!
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Tue Apr 11 11:38:24 MDT 2006
Ken Weinert wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 10:12 -0600, Michael Belanger wrote:
>>Compiling everything on boot would be painful... maybe a Gentoo live for 686,
>>etc. dunno. Knoppix 5.0 (dvd) is a fuller distro as far as live distro's go.
>>Seemed to boot easier as well.. I had to run 'fixme' to get X to work with
> Speaking of which, I have a friend that has a problem with every live CD
> he's tried - it appears to boot OK, but always fails when it gets around
> to starting X - any ideas on what's with his machine to cause this,
> and/or hints on what to do to fix it?
Have you tried using a different video card in the PC? Sounds like he
may have some odd card that isn't supported by the standard drivers that
are compiled in with these distros..
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