Linux - NewbieThis Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question?
If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
Originally posted by iLLuSionZ
BAH.. after i installed fonts and messed arround a lil bit.... i tried to reboot the pc and it says....
(ee) problem parsing config file
(ee) error from xfree86handleconfigfile
fatal server error
no screens found
x10: fatal IO error 104 on x server after 0 req's 0 processed and 0 events remaining.
how can i fixc this?
also.. is there a website for all these commands?
im not going to have internet for a lil bit and i know ill have problems. :)
You'll almost certainly have all the man-pages
already installed ....
I think Mandrake makes a copy for you, check you /etc folder and see if there is a file called XF86Config~. If there is, then this would be the backup that was made when you edited the original file. I know RedHat makes a backup, and mandrake is RedHat based, so it might as well.
First of all, can you confirm that your distribution is Mandrake 9.2 ?
And what type of monitor do you have ? (manufacturer and model)
In the directory /etc/X11, there is a file called XF86Config
This is the X server configuration file.
You may have a backup copy, it will be a variation on XF86Config (for example: XF86Config.backup ).
If you have one, make a copy of the original (XF86Config.bak) and rename the backup file to XF86Config.
If not, you can always modify the XF86Config file.
If you tell me what type of screen you have, I could most likely give you the settings.
You can try to use the xf86config command in order to re-configure X.
Login as root and, at the command line, type: xf86config
If the command does not work (or you don't have it), you can try to configure it manually.
In order to do it manually, you will need the Horizontal and Vertical Refresh Rates for your screen.
You can get these from the menu system on your monitor or from the manual.
In the /etc/X11/XF86Config file, modify the "Monitor" and "Screen" sections -- also make sure your videocard is properly configure in the "Device" section.