If you use a laptop with a Sis graphics card, most Debian based distros will leave you with the default vesa driver (Sis have no proprietary Linux drivers), and you will log into a blotchy desktop with the wrong colour depth.
Basically you need to edit Grub to boot using the sisfb framebuffer.
sudo nano /etc/default/grub
And where you have the line to boot Crunchbang (or any Debian based distro) where it says:
Now you need to update Grub so that the changes to "default" are passed to /boot/grub/grub.cfg:
Now reboot and enjoy a bright clean desktop with the correct colours
Last edited by rich (2010-03-20 12:32:42)