[Wlug] hardware problem?
Sun, 30 Jun 2002 23:12:28 -0400
No, nothing comes onto the screen until, in windows, my desktop appears,
and in linux, didn't see lilo, I had to log in in the dark and call up
an x session, and that comes up fine. I didn't try booting a clean dos
disk, but I suspect I'll see nothing.
Karl Hiramoto wrote:
> I would try a new video card maybee. Reset your bios to factory
> "safe" values.
> Do you see the bios come up on the screen at all? Does lilo/grub or
> your bootloader come on the screen?
> On Sun, 30 Jun 2002, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>>I just had trouble booting into linux. Tried several times, but kept
>>getting a blank screen, so I booted windoze. I noticed that I saw
>>nothing on the screen until I got to my windows desktop, so I tried
>>booting to linux again, and waited for my hard drive light to stop. Then
>> I logged in with a blank screen, called up X, and it came up fine.
>>Any ideas why my startup screen is missing? I haven't tried going into
>>my bios yet, to see if it comes up on the screen. I'm not sure I
>>remember how to get out of the bios on this machine, so I'm a little
>>hesitant to go there. I'm not sure how to proceed, so any ideas are welcome.
>>Athlon 1.2G, Spacewalker AK12A motherboard, ELSA GLoria L vid card,
>>Viewsonic A70 monitor, 256RAM.
>>I've got another computer here, so I could try switching monitors (not
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