View Full Version : Rainbow Screen?

2nd June 2006, 10:54 PM
I have setup Fedora on an old Gateway machine and it was working fine... I rebooted and now just before I get to the login screen, I get a Rainbow on my monitor. Why is this? I thought that the video card may be bad but it works fine til the login screen. Bad driver possibly?

2nd June 2006, 11:51 PM
Kernel panics have been known to produce this, at least in my experience. Did it give any errors or say anything about X failing to start?

2nd June 2006, 11:53 PM
Where would I look for these errors? All I have is a rainbow screen and nothing works... Even the Num Lock on the keyboard fails to function.

3rd June 2006, 12:08 AM
Since you say NOTHING is working and you can't see anyting I'm going to assume it's a problem with your kernel. I think you can fix this with the fedora installation cd and recovery mode but I'm not exactly sure on the proceedure. I've seen it somewhere on the forums though.

3rd June 2006, 01:46 AM
I have MRTG running on that box and it's running so something is working...

9th June 2006, 12:06 AM
Anybody have any ideas? Does Fedora have problems with LCD vs CRT monitors?