that looks like what happened to me on super mario bros 3 (nes game) from time to time and i had to blow the cartridge
Originally Posted by Gompa
that said can you get to a tty to make a xorg.conf file (i would use nano)?
this will revert a thing that is supposed to be a major improvement for intel gpus
Identifier "Intel Graphics"
Option "AccelMethod" "uxa"
if it fails just delete the file
iirc raring uses sna and quantal uses uxa by default
so this probably will not work, but worth a try