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I have a dell inspiron with 128mb of ram with a busted harddrive. It will only boot into text mode efficiently. I am looking for a way to make Start ...
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- 12-17-2009 #1
[SOLVED] Slax: boot menu, text mode, & crappy notebook
also I am running slax from a flashdrive with no means of installing it to the laptop hdd
- 12-18-2009 #2
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Don't know if this will help. But here is my /boot/grub/menu.lst entry for booting my AntiX 8.5 into tty3 which is a text mode screen. I can go to Desktop if I so wish from it but it starts me from a shell prompt.
title antiX-M8.5, kernel 2.6.32-1-mepis-smp (init-3)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-1-mepis-smp root=UUID=84d33311-82ef-43bb-b646-b1a74ccf1153 ro 3 acpi=force
- 12-18-2009 #3