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Ok. I finally got my dual boot working. I still have to make a boot disk since the once I made during install doesn't work. Anyway, once in I get to the login prompt and the screen flashes. I think it is trying to start the GUI.
After a while of this annoyance I get this message:
INIT: x respawning too fast...disabled for 5 minutes
at which point I can use the command line fine till it starts up again. I'm guessing it has something to do with my X config, but not sure where to go from here.
I'm using Redhat 7.3 dual boot with Win2K. My video card is a 3DForce S-128 using an SIS315 chipset. I'm not sure how to configure this so that I can use the graphical. Even at the command line, the screen flashes.
I tried going into Xconfigurator and I chose unlisted card, because I couldn't find my card and chose the SVGA server. it said it couldn't find that server. I didn't get the option to choose a server when I tried to go in. I thought maybe I'd pick something else, but I'm not sure what I'm supposed to choose for my setting.
OK. I ran Xconfigurator and selected a video card that I thought was a close match. it probed my monitor and chose the correct setting. But when it tried to probe the video card it said there was an error and I should configure it manually. So I did, choosing not clockset (or someting of that sort) which was listed as recommended. I chose my resolutions. It then said it was going to start X to test my settings. It said there was an error, but I could go back and edit my settings or skip it. I tried again and instead of testing it I went on and saved it. It said it had saved to XF86Config.
When I tried to start X I got the no screens found error, but the config file it said it was using was XF86Config-4. How do I get Xconfigurator to write to the -4 file instead of the other one? Or how do I config that version?
I was installing 7.3 for a friend and had similar situation. Check if X server was installed. Wheneber I tried to run X in probe mode I was getting errors like "rgb" module is not found, kbd module is mission, etc. rpm package that containds X server was corrupted (hell knows how 1 file in iso gets corrupted)
After I got XFree86-4.xxxxx.rpm buy hand ond updated the package, evrything started working.
Just mount upir RH7.3 CD and try to upgrade rpm -U -vv XFree86-4.0.1??????.rpm and see what happens...