[Wolves] Today's Guessing Game

Kevanf1 kevanf1 at gmail.com
Tue May 26 09:21:37 UTC 2009

2009/5/26 dick_turpin <dick_turpin at archlinux.us>:
> Hi All
> Seeing as things seem a bit quiet here's a guessing game given that I'm
> too lazy to figure it out.
> openSUSE 11.1
> 1. Switch the power on, at the post screen (Not Grub) "Could not find
> system press any key to continue" press any old thing and low and behold
> we get Grub. I should point out that this machine used to be dual boot
> so maybe MBR is up the creek?
> 2. KDE4 Desk Top after Grub, now and again, when we should be presented
> with our lubberly desktop we sometimes get a white screen (almost like a
> jpeg or something) and Ekiga, which is the only Autostart app and
> nothing else. If I hit CTRL+Backspace I get a nice beep sound from the
> system board.
> I can switch to another terminal and shutdown -h(r) now but here is
> another spooking thing if I press the power button just right for a
> thousandth of a millisecond the desktop will burst into life.
> Just some gristle to chew on while we are waiting for LugRadio live :-)

Totally wild suggestion.... is your power supply ok?  Or, perhaps the

Kevan Farmer
Linux user #373362

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