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Old 07-07-2002, 01:41 PM   #1
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(OS) RH7.1

Ok I screwed up big time, I was adjusting my refresh rate and I edited my XF86Config-4 file. I think i got my Horz. refresh set to high and now X wont start. When it gets to that screen it trys to load and the just flashs for a few seconds then stops for a few then starts flashing again. I tryed to start in text mode it does the same thing. How can I fix this??? Please help !
 
Old 07-07-2002, 01:46 PM   #2
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Go into your /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 and scroll down to the section with the refresh rates and lower it manually.
 
Old 07-07-2002, 01:48 PM   #3
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how can I do that since my monitor just flashes i cant se anything?
 
Old 07-07-2002, 04:57 PM   #4
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ok I was able to edit XF86Config-4 that didn't work so I rewrote it with xf86config and that didn't work but now it does give me a error message, Fatal IO error 104 (connection reset by peer) on X server 0.0 after 0 requests (0 known processes) with 0 events remaining.

Please help! I know it used to say it was running on Xserver1
 
Old 07-07-2002, 10:07 PM   #5
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First off before trying to startx do: xhost +localhost
Then lesse wha' happens.
 
Old 07-08-2002, 02:17 PM   #6
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OK Problem solved, I upgraded to RH 7.3 WOW what a differance. It fixed a lot of problems I was having and it's faster to.

Thanks for your help!
 
Old 07-08-2002, 04:34 PM   #7
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If your graphics card is one of the latest flash-bang-wallop types, then you need the very latest version of XFree86 in many cases - that may be why upgrading to RH 7.3 worked for you...
 
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If you're using Nvidia card, visit their site for drivers.
 
  


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