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Old 05-10-2006, 10:01 AM   #16
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Can you post the content of the last lines of /var/log/XFree86.0.log (or Xorg.0.log, if it's x.org you're using)? I had the same problem with an nvidia card, but the problem probably hasn't actually got anything to do with a screen not found but with something else; the screen error message is just the result of a series of errors. In my case it was a set of two undefined symbols in the nvidia driver which led to the nvidia mdoule not getting loaded. In the log file it actually says something along the lines of 'I did find a screen, but there's no useful configuration'.

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Old 05-10-2006, 07:56 PM   #17
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The "no screens found" basically means X doesn't know what resolution to run at. Add something like this to /etc/X11/XF86Config or /etc/X11/xorg.conf:

Code:
Section "Screen"
        Identifier "Screen0"
        Device     "Card0"
        Monitor    "Monitor0"
        SubSection "Display"
                Viewport   0 0
                Depth     16
                Modes "1152x864" "1024x768" "800x600"
        EndSubSection
EndSection
This is from my config. It gives me possible resolutions of 1152x864, 1024x768, and 800x600 at 16-bit color depth.
 
Old 01-20-2008, 02:03 PM   #18
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Upgrade X

Try upgrading X to the latest version.
 
Old 01-20-2008, 06:21 PM   #19
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Try upgrading X to the latest version.
You bring a thread back that has been dead for almost a year and a half... to add this?
 
Old 01-21-2008, 02:19 AM   #20
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2008!?

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You bring a thread back that has been dead for almost a year and a half... to add this?
Great Scott!
 
Old 02-01-2008, 03:43 AM   #21
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Talking

lmao...

"Hey guys, i have a problem with Xfree86! help!"

"Ok, post your Xfree86.conf and we can probably help you..."

"I'm on knoppix right now! I don't know what the problem is, i've installed over ten distros on this box no problem, easiest thing in the world. But it'll be worth it when i finally get it working!"

"Ok, but if you just post your Xfree86.0.log, especially the end bits we can help you..."

"I'm just gonna reinstall slack cuz it's better, and i won't have to deal with this (i don't know what's wrong!)"

"Yeah, well if you'd just give us either of those things... we can tell you what is wrong."

"i'm still on knoppix... It's a pretty ok distro."
 
Old 09-24-2008, 12:25 AM   #22
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Wow!

I can't believe I ever made this thread. The spelling of my initial post is absolutely shocking! This was nearly 5 years ago now. I'm 23 now and studying for my RHCE.

How things change!
 
  


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