[CentOS] Typing "startx" gives me a black scrren, have to reboot to get back to runlevel 3

Sun May 8 20:06:25 UTC 2011
Gilbert Sebenste <sebenste at weather.admin.niu.edu>

On Sat, 7 May 2011, Phil Schaffner wrote:

> Gilbert Sebenste wrote on 05/07/2011 11:57 AM:
> ...
>> I get a ton of stuff before this, but just info messages. Where should I
>> start looking to fix this problem? I use the Redhat experimental kernels
>> at http://epople.redhat.com/jwilson/el5/. Running CentOS 5.6,
>> fully patched as of this morning with the gdb/OO updates.
> Not sure what the experimental kernels have to do with it, but you might
> try a standard kernel.
> See if this helps:
> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/ConfigureNewVideoCard
> If still having problems then see FAQ #23 at
> http://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/General

I'll do that tomorrow and see how it goes. Thanks, Phil!
I much appreciate the Wiki pointer, that's my first step.

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