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Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Gnome black screen
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 18:28:47
In Reply to: [gentoo-laptop] Gnome black screen by "Longman
On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 09:02 -0800, Longman, Bill wrote:
> Rick, > > Sorry to preempt your thread, but you might want to see if you can get > just an xterm running. Try this: > > /usr/bin/xinit /usr/bin/xterm > > You should then get an xterm with no window manager. From there, you can > try to start Gnome. Just run "gnome-session" and it should start doing > its thing. I noticed on my machine that I hadn't had dbus running, so it > wouldn't start - it just hung there. Once I started dbus, all was well. > > Bill
soved. I ran dbus-uuidgen --ensure and that fixed it... I still need to update the bios though... Thanks rick -- gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list