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Old 02-22-2004, 04:27 AM   #1
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Exclamation I just killed my x window session!


I downloaded and installed the latest ATI drivers for my Suse 9.0 professional install... and after I rebooted it now only gives me a command line, and when I try to startx it returns with an error... what can I do?
 
Old 02-22-2004, 04:54 AM   #2
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maybe tell us what the error IS..?
 
Old 02-22-2004, 05:02 AM   #3
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Re: I just killed my x window session!

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I downloaded and installed the latest ATI drivers for my Suse 9.0 professional install... and after I rebooted it now only gives me a command line, and when I try to startx it returns with an error... what can I do?
I had the same problem, so I reinstalled my system, and now I'm running the standart Vesa driver for my ATI 3D prophet 128MB => hercules=(((((
 
Old 02-22-2004, 05:13 AM   #4
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maybe tell us what the error IS..?
Never mind
 
Old 02-22-2004, 05:59 AM   #5
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Never mind
There's no point in getting angry with acid_kewpie, without the actual error message that came up when you tried to start x it's pretty hard to trouble-shoot.

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Old 02-22-2004, 06:59 AM   #6
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Don't worry... I just installed a fresh copy of RH 9.0 and installed the ATI drivers... then I had to reconfigure the X session after log out.. SuSE did not give me that option.

On a side note I think it's odd that X will not allow 3D acceration on dual monitors... SuSE 9.0 will confiure dual monitors but I"m guessing you can not run games... even in one window when the game resolution takes over...? not too sure. So now I'm running RH 9.0 w/ the latest ATI drivers witn one window. Too bad, I love having dual monitors when I'm working with more than one app... virtual desktops just does not 'cut it when you need to see output from multiple apps in realtime. Oh well, at least I can play games!

btw If he had simply asked what was the error msg I would have given it.... but since I would have had to reboot, then write down this long error msg and then reboot again... post it and then wait for his answer, I said screw it since I felt a condescending attitude. All I needed was a command to either get me to the xconfig or some path to get to the file with an editor manually. So never mind. Thanks anyway.
 
  


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