Thanks Steve. Actually my problems are sorted - I got a good response on
pcplus.linux group (nntp.futurenet.com). And, for anyone interested - I use
loadlin, not lilo, but it does support a command line option "single" to the
'fraid I never even heard of midnight commander .... (until now that is)
> When presented with the LILO prompt type in
> linux single
> This puts you in the single mode without graphics or networking, edit
> your /etc/inittab and change
> Reboot and you will be in full multiuser mode with networking. Fix your
> X server problem and change it back if you want. I did the same thing
> once, only I compounded the problem by eliminating the LILO prompt all
> together because I already choose my OS with System Commander, who needs
> another OS chooser eh? That was a real mess :)
> BTW - have you used Midnight Commander yet? The command is mc (if you
> installed it, if you haven't DO SO). It has a built in editor and
> viewer and Norton Commander like navigater. A real fast easy to use
> tool in times like this.
> > Can anyone help please ?
> > I use the KDE Graphical Login, but it has gone horribly wrong. Now,
> > seems unable to get into the graphics mode and gets stuck in a loop
> > retrying. Is there a way perchance to bypass the graphical login e.g.
> > holding down some combination of keys? Then perhaps I can begin to
> > about getting back into KDE......
> > (My own fault I'm sure, I ran YAST - but only to try to get it to take
> > notice of my new Logitech Mouse........)
> > Thanks in advance, Dave.
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