Re: Newbie with knoppix

From: Malke (
Date: 12/18/03

Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 21:44:45 GMT

Jack100 wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I'm brand new to Linux, and just got the Knoppix disc in the mail.
> My problem is that when I boot up the disc, everything seems to go
> right
> until the main screen comes up. Then a small window comes up and
> loads the peripherals, files and such. Then it says "restoring
> session" which stays on 0%. Then the whole thing freezes up, and I
> can't get anything to work. My mouse is a PS/2 compatible wheelmouse,
> so I don't think that's it. I've tried a number of the Knoppix cheat
> codes, and that didn't help.
I think we need to know your system specs, including what monitor you
are using. It certainly sounds like Knoppix is barfing on a piece of
hardware, probably video.


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