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Hi, I just finished installing gentoo and I had some questions about getting kde to run. I emerged kde without serious problems, but I can't seem to startx. Everytime I try, it gives me an error about not having a screen. However, I've run both xf86config and fglrxconfig (to get my ati-drivers working), but nothing seems to work. Am I missing some thing that I should have emerged? I'm starting to get tired of lynx....any suggestions? Thanks!
ok, i have another issue here now. Now X will start, but start me in twm, which isn't exactly what i look for in a window manager, plus it freezes after about 5 seconds necessitating lots of rebooting. Is there something like xwmconfig that I could use to set my default to kde? thanks.
I ended up just changing the XSESSION variable in /etc/rc.conf so now kde starts, but it freezes almost immediately. Sounds like I have a problem with x maybe? Maybe I should just try xorg or something? Thanks again.
well after looking at some posts on the gentoo forums, i reconsidered that, and am thinking that maybe one of my modules isn't loaded right. I get an error while booting up that it can't find the radeonfb module. I have an ATI Radeon 9600 Pro. Can any ATI gurus out there lend a hand, thanks a lot! I'm pretty sure that the kernel was compiled with all the support possible for anything radeon, but i'm a n00b.