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Something (obviously) got screwed up with my X windows. I'm running
Mandrake 9.2 with the 2.6.0-test9 kernel. X comes up all right if I type startx from the command line as superuser. Doing this as a normal user, freezes the system.
Where can I look? Can somebody help walk me through this, please?
Originally posted by rberry88 Have you tried re-configuring your XFree86 file so it writes/overwrites to a new file and see if they does the trick. Sounds like something funky happened when you first configured X.
I don't get what you mean by "re-configuring your XFree86 file so it writes/overwrites to a new file". Could you be more specific?
Distribution: Fedora Core 1 & WinXP Pro & Gentoo 1.4 & Arch Linux
You can cd to /etc/X11 and there should be where your XFree86Config file is. You can either open the file in a text editor and edit the parts that are giving you problems, I would only recommend doing this if you know what you are changing. Or you can re-configure X itself by typing xf86config so it will write a new XFree86Config file.