[Wlug] hardware problem?

avedis@ma.ultranet.com avedis@ma.ultranet.com
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.

G.




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, avedis@ma.ultranet.com 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 
>>tonight).
>>
>>Thanks.
>>
>>Greg
>>
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