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Problem: After install, Debian Boots To command prompt & display is asleep Wake the display to use the command prompt Press CTRL-ALT-F1

Solution : Light up display & Enable GUI

Edit xorg.conf file

Login as root and Backup xorg.conf using the following command

#cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf xorg.conf.bak

Edit xorg.conf file

#vi /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Duplicate the following in xorg.conf

Section "Device"
Identifier "ATI Technologies, Inc. 3D Rage Pro 215GP"
Driver "ati"
BusID "PCI:0:18:0″
Option "UseFBDev" "true"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "iMac"
Option "DPMS"
HorizSync 58-62
VertRefresh 35-117
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "ATI Technologies, Inc. 3D Rage Pro 215GP"
Monitor "iMac"
DefaultDepth 16

SubSection "Display"
Depth 1
Modes "1024×768″ "800×600″ "640×480″
EndSubSection

SubSection "Display"
Depth 4
Modes "1024×768″ "800×600″ "640×480″
EndSubSection

SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024×768″ "800×600″ "640×480″
EndSubSection

SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1024×768″ "800×600″ "640×480″
EndSubSection

SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024×768″ "800×600″ "640×480″
EndSubSection

SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024×768″ "800×600″ "640×480″
EndSubSection

EndSection

Save and exit the file

Restart the Gnome Display Manager (gdm) using the following command

# /etc/init.d/gdm restart

Boot into the X Windows System (to let you login, use Debian with a GUI) Type

#startx

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