[brlug-general] Feisty X Problem
andrewmb at gmail.com
Wed May 2 13:38:29 CDT 2007
#7 was rude. I would expect a response like that from the debian or
slackware communities, but not Ubuntu.
On 5/2/07, -ray <ray at ops.selu.edu> wrote:
> Sounds like the same problem i had. Getty's aren't being started on your
> virtual terminals. I posted a fix here:
> Apparently it's a known problem with converting some stuff in
> Re: feisty boot problem
> The problem is with the 'Unknown stanza' error messages in event.d. A typo
> prevents the getty's from starting on the virtual terminals. So you never
> get a login prompt.
> Look at /etc/event.d/tty1. The 2 last lines should look like this:
> exec /sbin/getty 38400 tty1
> Notice the very very bad typos... i'm not sure how such a bug slipped
> through. Fix it in the tty1 through tty6 files, reboot, and you should be
> able to login. Perhaps someone can report this bug if it's not already
> known. I haven't looked yet.
> I just upgraded from dapper to edgy to feist. Now on to the next problem
> On Wed, 2 May 2007, worms wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Since fesity seems to be a popular tpici right now, maybe someone else
> > has run across this too.
> > I installed Kubuntu feisty last night and everything worked great out
> > of the box except for a small problem with X.
> > Whenever I logout / shutdown / crtl+alt+bksp I get black screen with
> > just the cursor and the machine stays in that state until reset.
> > Can't change to one of the virtual consoles or anything.
> > Tonight I'm going to get SSH setup for remote login so I can
> > investigate a little more.
> > --Lance Lambert
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