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I just installed Mandrake 9.2 the other day, but i cannot enter my desktop. After booting mandrake, i am given a black screen and enter my username/ password. Then i try "startx" and i am given: evecve failed for /etc/X11/X (errno 2).
I was told that something was wrong with my configuration. I have tried Xf86config and XFdrake, but still the same problem. I would simply like to get to my desktop.
If anyone can help, it would be greatly appreciated.
Well, i went back and entered the correct information, but now when i try to do "startx", i get this long thing that says "no core pointer specified", "unable to determine screen layout", "error from xf86handleconfigfile()" "Fatal server error: no screens found".
It looks as though i am closer, but something is still wrong...
Thank you very much for your help, but i got sick of trying to figure it out and i just re-installed it. The second time, it was much more detailed (the install) than the first, dont know why. Now mandrake works, and i love it.
Distribution: Slackware, Windows, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X
glad you got it sorted mate. installs can be very confusing if you don't do a bit of reading first, i suffered the same problems on my first install, and finally resorted to text base installs, only after doing some reading. good luck w/futrue endeavors.