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Old 12-29-2003, 02:28 AM   #1
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Question MDK 9.2: X freezes on a black screen or blue screen with "X cursor"

I am having a similar problem when trying to run X with mandrake 9.2...

My monitor (NEC MultiSync HR17) and video card (S3 Savagee4) are both listed under XFdrake...

I am attempting to run X under an 800x600 16bpp configureation...but when X attempts to load I simply get a blue screen with a black "x cursor" on it...on top of that to get out of X I am having to reboot my machine...

any suggestions on how to fix this? BTW I am attempting to run a Gnome GUI

any help with this would be much appreciated

oh yeah i am using XFree 4.3
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