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Old 11-25-2003, 06:47 PM   #1
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Help with startx in redhat 7.2 with radeon 8500 128 meg


i can get startx to run at all ...the only thing it does is flash black then back to the command line interface anyone have an idea how to fix it ive reinstalled it 10 times and nothing works please please help
 
Old 11-25-2003, 07:32 PM   #2
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uh oh no response is bad lol

looks like i might be screwed
 
Old 11-26-2003, 07:56 PM   #3
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I s your video card supported?
http://hardware.redhat.com/hcl/

Try running Xconfigurator
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...ode-xconf.html
 
Old 11-26-2003, 08:10 PM   #4
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drivers

it seems like its not in the list lol its a radeon 8500 i need to download them from ati and install them would you happen to know how to install them from cd with only using cli in linux
 
Old 11-26-2003, 08:30 PM   #5
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How to install:
http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/readme0328.txt

Drivers download
http://www.ati.com/support/drivers/l...9&submit=GO%21

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Old 11-26-2003, 08:31 PM   #6
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linux 7.2

wich version of xfree86 installed with linux redhat 7.2
 
Old 11-26-2003, 08:42 PM   #7
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Open the second link above.

As it says in the instructions on the page
'If you are not sure which version of XFree86 you have installed, please download and run Check.sh from a command line to find out."

Save Check.sh to your home directory and run it by
./Check.sh

or a simplar way is at the command line type

XFree86 -version

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Old 11-26-2003, 10:52 PM   #8
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commands

does anyone know the command to run a rpm off a cd rom?
 
Old 11-26-2003, 10:54 PM   #9
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mount /dev/cdrom

rpm -Uvh /mnt/cdrom/file.rpm
 
Old 11-26-2003, 11:01 PM   #10
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thanks

im gonna go try some stuff ill be back later thankls again for the help
 
  


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