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Old 10-23-2008, 04:24 AM   #1
mr_proton
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Unhappy x - server problem( no graphical mode)


x server doesnt started automatically and neither it is starting manually through startx command.
even at the time of installation i installed RHEL5 through text mode.

startx displaying following errors:

data incomplete in file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
at least one device section is required
(EE)problem parsing the config file
(EE)error parsing the config file

fatal server error:
no screen found
XIO: fatal IO error 104(connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.

please help it feels like handicapped w/o GUI

Last edited by mr_proton; 10-23-2008 at 04:41 AM.
 
Old 10-23-2008, 04:33 AM   #2
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As root type system-config-display
Then make sure 5 is the default runlevel on boot.
 
Old 10-23-2008, 04:39 AM   #3
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As root type system-config-display
Then make sure 5 is the default runlevel on boot.
no it didnt worked

couldnt start x server on card 0
couldnt start x server on card 1
 
Old 10-23-2008, 07:00 AM   #4
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Drop to runlevel 3 by typing as root init 3
then try commands again.
What is the output of lspci -v
 
Old 10-25-2008, 08:38 AM   #5
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Drop to runlevel 3 by typing as root init 3
then try commands again.
What is the output of lspci -v
the output of lspci -v related to graphics controller is as follows

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile Integrated Graphics controller (rev 03)(prog-if 00[VGA})
subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company unknown device 30d9
Flags: bus master,fast devsel,latency 0, IRQ 11
.
.
I/O ports at 30b0

00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company unknown device 30d9
Flags: bus master,fast devsel,latency 0
 
Old 10-25-2008, 10:59 AM   #6
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try X -configure as root in the root directory
then type X and get it to use the new xorg.conf in /root
 
  


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