On Thursday 02 August 2007 13:40:22 mark neary wrote:
> I am a relative newbie who has been trying to help a complete newbie with
> Ubuntu Dapper Drake lately. I dont know if this the right forum but here
> are a few of my thoughts on this. I have spent the last two weeks zipping
> between files on the command line, editing with vim and cruising the forums
> for that one elusive post that will solve my woes.It was a steep learning
> curve but GOD it was exciting!I have not had a thrill like it or had a
> feeling of contentedness like this since I was a schoolboy learning DOS
> commands. Long live Linux!!
> Anyway, onto the question.
> I had an IBM thinkpad T22 that successfully installed Edubuntu 6.06 but
> would frreze on boot after the splash screen. I tried to edit the
> grub/menu.lst with acpi=off and pci=off as well as replacing acpi with apm
> but no joy.Eventually from reading around I edited the X11/xorg.conf by
> adding Option "BusType" "PCI"
> Option "DmaMode" "None"
> in the "Devices" field.
I'm not sure what type of graphics card is in the T22 but you may also want to
try disabling GLcore and DRI. You can do this by commenting the lines :
in /etc/X11/xorg.conf to become :
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