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Old 11-27-2003, 01:24 AM   #1
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Unhappy 9.1 new install segment fault

I installed slack 9.1 2 times and have the same error... when i try to start x it doesnt start... It also does not give the readout of anything besides sayint\g it is shutting down. If i type /var/log/xfree86.log it comes back with nothing and says segmentation fault (core dumped)... If i do a ls on / it says the same thing with no directories.. What is going on? do i have bad iso images? I dont get any errors while the installl is running either...

thanks toanyone that can help
Old 11-29-2003, 10:15 AM   #2
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You could always do a md5sum on your iso images
Old 11-29-2003, 11:57 AM   #3
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you can always buy the Slack 9.1 CD set and support open source, then you would'nt need to worry about bad ISO's or needing to do MD5sum.
Old 11-29-2003, 04:08 PM   #4
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Did you get any error messages during the install?
Old 12-02-2003, 03:17 PM   #5
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Look at your memory blocks. Try running a memorytest like Mem test-86.


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