I am having a small problem. I have an a7v with a 900 t-bird. Riva tnt2 Ga-622 32mb by gigabyte. With some help from http://www.geocities.com/ender7007/
I have been able to get to the $ prompt and seem to have plenty of functionality, unfourtanity the Unix book I have is very general but most of the commands work so i assume i am somewhat golden. But when i try to startx.
1. my screen goes blank
2. My monitor stops receiving data
3. System apears frozen
To resolve this I Hit CTRL+Alt+Backspace
Then i can see the messages.
1. Let the screen be black for a while(maybe 3mins) i see:
a. Gnome UI warning **: could not open help topic file null.
b. GDK-ERROR **: 0.0 BROKEN(explicit kill or server shutdown).
c. waiting for x server to shutown.
d. Gdk warning **: GDK window 0x300041 unexpectedly destroyed. this line is repeated with the numbers decending (i.e. 40, 3f, 35, 34, 33, 30) sometimes followed by error 1b (see above)
2. press ctrl+alt+back quickly i see
a. Apparent typical loading stuff
i. recognizing video card
ii. checking leagal pool of screensizes (i assinged during custom install)
b. First thing that looks like an error
i. "Speed up code selection modified because virtual x != 1024"
c FIrst definate error right affter SESSION MANAGER
i. GDK-ERROR **: 0.0 BROKEN(explicit kill or server shutdown.
Did i mess something up when selecting packages? I have done select all and just defaults(gnome wkstation included.
I cannot choose gnome workstation Install because that installation does not provide me with a boot disk which i need? and a boot disk from a different install causes a kernal panic.
If you have experienced anything like this Could you help me out? One more thing, will i get through a clean install with 7.1?
Thanks in advance