View Full Version : Problem starting KDE (Fedora 11+mini-ITX)

3rd October 2009, 08:57 PM

I have successfully installed Fedora 11 on my mini-ITX board (EPIA SP8000EG) which was previously a blank system and can boot the system up.

I can log in with a Gnome desktop, but if I try to use KDE, after entering my username and password, the screen shows a "growing" wiggling line shape for about 10 seconds, followed by a black screen for a couple of seconds before dropping me back to the log-in screen.

I seem to remember having similar troubles before on my desktop machine (some while back, so I am a bit hazy on the details), but I think these were cleared by updating the video driver - that machine has an nVidia board.

This time I am not sure, as I am unfamiliar with the built-in video chip.

Can anyone give me a clue what to look for/where to look to see why KDE fails? I find it a bit odd, since Gnome works well.

Maybe someone already has the fix 8^) ?