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I have finally got FC2 to install. It starts loading then asks for my login so I give it root and my PW then I type "init 5", right? and It won't start xserver. I says that it needs me to configure the mouse, but when I do it still won't start. It looks like it is having problems displaying the video. What should I do? I am fairly new to linux and don't know what to try next.
try on run xorgconfig (or whatever to program is in FC2, hopefully soneone else could provide that command). This will try to configure everything automatically. If it is not able to do it, it should give you the option to set up everything manually. Just know your hardware.
You can try editing the xorg.conf file. At the console say
Browse down to the section titled Monitor. See if all is well. Also check out the Mouse section. Before you can make any changes to the file you need to press the key 'a'. A --INSERT-- would appear at the bottom left. Now you can edit the file. When you are done editing,
I don't have that dir. I can go to /usr/X11R6/bin/getconfig, but that doesn't help me. I need a way to alter the display settings and the pointer settings so it can start xserver. How can I change these? Thanks