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Old 01-25-2012, 01:18 AM   #1
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Slackware 13.37 no video when I start the XWindow


I recently loaded Slackware on my system, all appears to be working ok, however when I attempt to load the x window I loose video and have to shut down my machine. Is there somewhere I can view possible error logs?

thanks for any help.
 
Old 01-25-2012, 01:37 AM   #2
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Check your /var/log/Xorg.0.log file for logs information.

Did your screen hangs up and keyboard is also not working?
 
Old 01-25-2012, 01:56 AM   #3
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When I typed startX I see some text but am unable to read what it says, then my screen goes black. I am unable to see if my keyboard hangs or not. I have to manually power down my machine
 
Old 01-25-2012, 01:58 AM   #4
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In that case shutdown your machine and restart it again and then from terminal try to access /var/log/Xorg.0.log file and check for the errors and show us the error you're getting.
 
Old 01-25-2012, 02:32 AM   #5
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I have viewed the log and the only error I see is:

Failed to load module "fbdev" (Module does not exist,0)



Your help is appreciated, thank you.
 
Old 01-25-2012, 02:38 AM   #6
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What is your hardware configuration?

Because it seems to be an issue on old hardware...
 
Old 01-25-2012, 12:58 PM   #7
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This is my hardware:

HP Workstation xw4400
Intel 975X Express Chipset
Intel Core2 Duo E6600 Processor

has 4 Gig of memory

running an Nvidia Quadro video card
NVS 440 Model P307
 
  


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