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I just recently installed Debian, and everything seemed to go smooth, i got no errors. but when i tried to log in, it seemed as if it were trying to boot X but couldn't do it. the page blinked a few times and then went back to the command prompt type thing. how can i get X up?
You become root and type xf86config.If it can't find the command you might have to type /usr/X11R6/bin/xf86config but normally xf86config should work.
You will need to know the data of your graphics card and monitor.Go you dual boot with RH?If that isthe case you can use the config file from there and just copy it over to debian.
i'm not dual booting as of right now with it,..so i can't do that,...i tried to configure everything, did everything that i was supposed to and it says the connection to X is broken...what could that be?
Should work but you might want to try to open a new thread with something like 'debian and geforce#$^^@'.I always keep a copy of the xfreeconfig file and just throw it in there when I install another distro - worked fine so far.
Just boot into redhat and move the file from there to the debian partition.The file should be /etc/X11/XF86Config or XF86Config-4 . That doesn't make a difference you don't need to rename it.Goes to the same place with debian.You will need to setup fstab that you can mount the debian partition from redhat.If you got any trouble with that send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and I send you a commented copy of my fstab.Did you ever setup the bootloader for dual boot?
alright,..i have figured out that problem,..now could someone please explain how i can set up my network cards from there? i couldn't do it during the installation, so i need to know how to do it now. any help is appreciated. thanks.