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Old 01-29-2004, 06:03 PM   #1
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X config trouble


I installed debian and got it to the command line, but now I can't get X to work. I put in all my monitor and video card info with xf86config, but when it boots it says screen found just no usable configuration.

My hardware is a Dell M782p monitor specs here and my video card is a Nvidia geforce 4 mx 420 (64 Mb)
 
Old 01-29-2004, 06:31 PM   #2
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Could you post up the exact errors you get? Also, it might be good to see your X log (usually found somewhere like /var/log/XFree86.0.log) especially the lines beginning (EE). Its not necessarily a problem with the monitor/video card, could be other stuff too
 
Old 01-29-2004, 07:31 PM   #3
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This is the latter portion of my xfreelog0 I have another called something like xfreelog8 if you need that i can get it.

Total Memory: 1024 64Kb banks (64M)
(EE) VESA(0): No matching modes
(II) UnloadModule: "vesa"
(II) UnloadModule: "ddc"
(II) UnloadModule: "int10"
(II) UnloadModule: "vbe"
(II) UnloadModule: "vgahw"
(II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
 
Old 02-03-2004, 10:55 PM   #4
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Talking

I removed Debian and started with Gentoo. Wish me better luck!

Last edited by jiggywiggy; 02-04-2004 at 05:48 PM.
 
Old 02-04-2004, 06:47 PM   #5
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oh, ok. Good luck! I'd personally prefer gentoo too.
 
Old 02-04-2004, 07:54 PM   #6
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Woody does not support Geforcex(x>=4)
You need the Nvidia official driver
 
Old 02-04-2004, 08:10 PM   #7
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thanks for the help and everything, but Debian is long gone unless I can't get gentoo up then I'll work with Debian again.
 
  


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