I have just encountered the same issue with my new Acer Revo and I think its worth posting my solution.The reason I think its important is that while this wont affect recent versions of... [by bin2hex]
on 04/05/2010 – Made popular on 04/05/2010
When connected to a pc moniter i have no issues. i took the unit down to connect to my sony flat via hdmi. when i powered on the machine it booted up, the purple screen, ubuntu logo then it goes into a black screen. Asks for username, then password. the only option is to ctrl alt and del, which restarts and through the same cycle.
any idea what the issue maybe>