Ok, lets see if i can get all this here:
I installed slackware-current (soon to be 9), installed everything, looks like it works great. I run startx and it works, but I want to change the resolution, so I log out of X. I run xf86config, but my video card isnt there, so I tried some generic stuff, just to see if ti would work. Everytime I run xf86config, startx wont work again. My video card is a ATI Radeon 7000, I tried downloading linux drivers for it, but the make_install.sh script failed for some reason, it said it would taint my kernel. So, any ideas, or something I'm missing on how to get X working again, and have my video card recognized?