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Re: Graphical boot



On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 22:55, Milan Kerslager wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 01:49:03PM -0400, Elton Woo wrote:
> > 
> > The *downside* of the graphical boot is that, if there is a problem,
> > the user (me aka dumb newbie) gets stuck. ...a *specific* example:
> > on several boots of Severn, I get kernel oopses, of which I am
> > aware (through past experience): since two, or all keyboard lights
> > start blinking, and the dialog "ribbon" just sits on screen.
> 
> Or just press CTRL+SHIFT+F1 to see old text output.

Rather Ctrl+Alt+F1 I'd say. One could even extend it to run "switchto 1"
on pressing "Esc"...

Nils
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