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Old 09-17-2005, 05:36 AM   #1
mapster
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Xorg wont start


Hi,

X no longer starts automatically when linux (mandrake) launches. When I try to start it manually by this command "startx" it just produces an error log. Here's what it says:

Code:
X Windows System Version 6.8.2  
Release Date: 9 February 2005  
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.8.2  
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.8.1-12mdk i686 [ELF]  
Current Operating System: Linux 10.0.0.1 2.6.8.1-12mdk #1 fri Oct 1 12:53:41 CEST 2004 i686  
Build Date: 12 February 2005  	
         Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.X.Org  	
         to make sure you have the latest version.    

Module Loader present  
Markers: (--)probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,   	
             (++) from commandline, (!!) notice, (II) informational,  	
             (ww) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sat Sep 17 03:33:53 2005  
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/Xorg.conf"" 
Data incomplete in file /etc/X11/Xorg.conf  	
     Undefined Monitor "Monitor0" referendced by "Screen0".    

(EE) Problem parsing the config file  
(EE) Error parsing the config file   

Fatal server error:  	
      no screens found    

Please consult The X.Org Foundation support  	
            at http://wiki.X.Org    
       for help  
Please alsp check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.    

XIO:	   Fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0" 
            after 0 request (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
This problem occured when I changed the resoouloution of the screen.
(From 1024*800 to 1280*1024)
 
Old 09-17-2005, 06:54 AM   #2
glvgfz
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Sounds like there is something wrong with you x-org.conf file.
Post the contents of your /etc/X11/Xorg/Xorg.conf file here.
 
Old 09-17-2005, 07:53 AM   #3
mapster
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Will do...
You know a way to copy the conf file to a windows partition? When I try I get a message saying "cannot copy to readonly folder".
 
Old 09-17-2005, 08:00 AM   #4
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hi,
r u trying to copy that into "ntfs" partition.? it won't allow u.
do it on fat/fat32.
#cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /mnt/windows drive.

regards
 
Old 09-17-2005, 09:02 AM   #5
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If your Linux partition is formatted ext2 or ext3, you could use Explore2fs to get to the file under Windows.
 
  


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