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Old 01-24-2003, 08:19 PM   #1
Nubell
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Red face Please help - Problems with X on Redhat 8.0


I have an intel 82815 graphics controller, IBM E74 monitor.

I am trying to install RH 8.0 on VMware, but I am having problems with starting X.

Fatal server error:
no screens found

When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send the full server output, not just the last messages.
This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".

XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0" after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
 
Old 01-25-2003, 10:11 AM   #2
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did you run Xconfigurator?
 
Old 01-25-2003, 04:15 PM   #3
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How do I do that?
 
Old 01-25-2003, 04:19 PM   #4
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While logged in as root at the prompt type this..
Code:
Xconfigurator
 
Old 01-29-2003, 09:06 AM   #5
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have you tried runnning redhat-config-xfree86 from the command line? this should give you the options that you will require to get your X server up and running
 
Old 01-29-2003, 07:33 PM   #6
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Ok, I just ran that and this is what it gave me:

Data incomplete in file /etc/X11/XF86Config
Undefined Device "i810" referenced by Screen "Screen)"
ddcprobe returned bogus values:
ID: None
Name: None
HorizSync: None
VertSync: None
Cannot start X server


Please help
 
Old 01-29-2003, 07:41 PM   #7
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Was having the same problem today.
Once the os is loaded, you have to run the VMware tools.

[In VMware menu > Settings > VMWare Tools Install]

Check out the Vmware help under "vmware tools".

Hope that helps!
 
Old 01-29-2003, 07:47 PM   #8
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Do you ever get any feedback when you try to download the Vmware tools? I don't get anything..is that right?
 
Old 01-29-2003, 07:59 PM   #9
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feedback from?

the vmware tools are supposed to be included when you downloaded vmware.

Well, in the 3.2 i'm using anyway they are included.

But i remember seeing something about where/how to download the vmware tools in the help also.

Read up on it.
 
Old 01-29-2003, 08:03 PM   #10
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I did...under settings..there is an option to install vmware tools and I click on it, and I don't see it doing anything...when I go back to settings that option has changed to cancel vmware tools install. Does it take that long?
You also have the intel graphics card?
 
Old 01-29-2003, 08:12 PM   #11
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i have a geforce2.

did you mount the iso image and run ./install.pl?

Go in the vmware help index.

Type [Using VMware Tools] > Click [Installing VMware Tools] > Click [Installing VMware Tools in a Linux guest operating system]

i've followed these instructions and got x to start.
 
Old 01-29-2003, 08:27 PM   #12
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IT WORKS !!!!!!

thank you sooo much.
 
Old 01-29-2003, 08:31 PM   #13
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Is your mouse working?

Cuz mine doesn't. I can log in and use the keyboard though.

I have a ms intellimouse.
 
Old 01-29-2003, 09:40 PM   #14
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Yeah my mouse and keyboard worked from the moment I installed RH.
 
  


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