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From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Thu Apr 16 2015 - 11:33:02 CDT
This sounds to me like some kind of graphics driver problem,
particularly since you get stuck after a cold boot. If you
press the ESC key at the stuck boot screen, can you determine where
in the system boot the hang is occuring? The ESC key should cause
the graphical boot logo to be replaced by the log of the startup sequence.
On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 11:27:51AM +0530, ASHISH BIHANI wrote:
> I had VMD 1.9.2 installed on CentOS 6.4 (Dell Precision 490).
> I started vmd in terminal. It gave out a "bus error". I closed the
> terminal and opened a new one and suddenly the screen got scrambled and
> the system started the reboot sequence. I was not able to note down the
> error messages.
> Now it is just stuck at a black screen with CentOS logo on it (with soft
> both reboot and hard reboot). I googled the problem and I am not able to
> find anything similar.
> Has this been seen before? Can you help me out?
> Ashish Bihani
> Lab of computational biology,
> CDFD, Hyderabad, India
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