No way to see the desktop on live cd,

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blackdiamond
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No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by blackdiamond » Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:01

I tried to install Sabayon from a live cd using the 86_64 mini ed livecd for my AMD64.
Video card: Ati Sapphire 2400
Installing the live cd there is no way to see the desktop.
I always obtain the root#
i can also install sabayon writing root# installer
after the installation and the reboot i always obtain the root#..
So the problem is that there is no way to start x..
It should be a problem of the video card?
Do you think there is no way to install Sabayon?
btw the same thing happens with gentoo live cd..
bye from Italy
Fabio

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Re: No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by wolfden » Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:43

Did u try any cheat codes?

Is the md5sum correct?

did you burn iso with burn verify?

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Re: No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by blackdiamond » Sat Nov 17, 2007 10:48

yeah!
i also trying, as a suggestion from the italian community of this forum, to write on boot "xdriver=radeon opengl=xorg-x11"..
there is no way..
and then also writing from the root# startx don't go..
:-(

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Re: No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by wolfden » Sat Nov 17, 2007 12:16

cause SL don't use startx

we use xdm - /etc/init.d/xdm start

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Re: No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by blackdiamond » Sat Nov 17, 2007 12:33

so i have to write "/etc/init.d/xdm start" from the root#?

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Re: No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by wolfden » Sat Nov 17, 2007 12:48

well you shouldn't have to as it should boot to the desktop by default

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Re: No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by blackdiamond » Sat Nov 17, 2007 13:22

mmm...nothing..:-(

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Re: No way to see the desktop on live cd,

Post by blackdiamond » Sat Nov 17, 2007 13:57

I found out this post..
but nothing seems to work

http://www.sabayonlinux.org/forum/viewt ... 405#p66405

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