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Old 10-16-2003, 06:21 AM   #1
junks
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no screens found


I am getting this error when I try to start X.
I tried Xconfigurator, but it is either not present or is not working.

Any info on how to get it to work ?


(Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5)) #1 Thu Mar 13 17:54:28 EST 2003
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(++) Log file: "/dev/null", Time: Wed Oct 15 01:56:09 2003
(++) Using config file: "/tmp/@979.1xf86config"
(II) [GLX]: Initializing GLX extension
e NVIDIA kernel module!
(EE) NVIDIA(0): *** Aborting ***
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
 
Old 10-16-2003, 06:41 AM   #2
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What is your MB configuration. And did you install nvidia drivers for the AGP card??
And what is your distro. This is because old distro's don't support newer cards.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 04:05 PM   #3
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well I had redhat 7.3
X wasn't running on it. and I noticed that it didn't support UDMA.

So I upgraded redhat to 9.
X still wont run.

So i downloaded new Nvidia drivers.
And X worked.
Thanks for the help.

One more question.
Do I need to reinstall all the drivers for version 9.
Like modem and soundcard etc.
 
  


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