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Old 12-30-2010, 12:36 AM   #1
noel uy
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SOS from a visiting seaman


backtack is a good tool for me considering my profession.
but everytime i type startx, my backtrack4 wont start. it says fatal error, no screen found. i tried to configure but it says i might be using and older version of x server.
im using dell xps with windows 7 home premium.
is there a way i can upgrade my x server so i can run backtrack or there might be other problem with another solution.
pls help. my ship is leaving soon.

tks and happy new year to all.

noel
 
Old 12-30-2010, 02:54 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!

Please post the output of "less /var/log/Xorg.0.log" or upload the file here.
 
Old 12-30-2010, 08:17 AM   #3
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Since you are in a hurry,here is a quickie... at the boot prompt type xdrvr=vesa

Also backtrack 3 is pretty good and will probably work.

morse 73
 
Old 12-30-2010, 08:17 AM   #4
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Since you are in a hurry,here is a quickie... at the boot prompt type xdrvr=vesa

Also backtrack 3 is pretty good and will probably work.

morse 73
 
Old 12-30-2010, 10:29 AM   #5
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SOS no more????

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Welcome to LQ!

Please post the output of "less /var/log/Xorg.0.log" or upload the file here.
tks for ur reply. will try.

noel
 
Old 12-30-2010, 10:32 AM   #6
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tks for ur reply
Please spell out your words. In addition, please use thread titles that describe your problem in some way (so something containing the error message would have been good), as you're asked to when posting threads here.
 
Old 12-30-2010, 10:39 AM   #7
noel uy
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SOS no more!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Since you are in a hurry,here is a quickie... at the boot prompt type xdrvr=vesa

Also backtrack 3 is pretty good and will probably work.

morse 73
tks morse 73.

bactrack3 is working fine but booting without hardrive. same problem when i boot with other options :"startx" wont start.

will try your boot prompt but even if it doesn't,at least i have my backtrack3.

tks again and happy new year.

noel
 
  


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