Live system hangs on boot.

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eugene28
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Live system hangs on boot.

Post by eugene28 » Thu May 02, 2013 18:51

Basically problem is with Nvidia driver which are activated automatically at boot, though by default vesafg driver suppose to be used per grub.cfg file. How ca I fix it? How can I get Nouveau driver loaded on boot?

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Re: Live system hangs on boot.

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Fri May 03, 2013 22:41

Boot the LiveDVD and, when you reach the menu, press F5 and append the following boot parameter to the end of the kernel boot line:

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xdriver=nouveau

If that doesn't work, try:

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xdriver=vesa

which should at least get you to a working desktop, and from there you can install the nouveau driver as per: Re: I need to switch to Nouveau.

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