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Old 11-19-2006, 09:46 PM   #1
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graphic problem FC6

When i run startx from fedora rescue it goes to a screen with vertical lines on it and it just hangs there, can anybody help?
Old 11-19-2006, 11:19 PM   #2
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post ur specs

Please include your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file here. Evidently your X server is messed up. I think it could possibly be due to a Higher freq refresh rate than your monitor/card supports.
Old 11-20-2006, 12:09 AM   #3
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i have a dell dimension xps gen4 with geforce 6800 and 160 G serial ATA
my computer does not have a working operating system so i'm on my moms computer.
i had to write down /etc/X11/Xorg.conf file by hand and retype so forgive me for minor errors

# Xorg configuration created by pyxf86config

Section "Server Layout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen 0" 0 0
Input Device "Keyboard0" "Corekeyboard"
End Section
Section "Input Device"
identifier "Keyboard"
Driver "kbd"
Option "xkbModel" "pckbs" <cant read my writing not sure
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
End Section
Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nv"
End Section
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Default Depth 24
Subsection "Display"
viewport 0 0
Depth 24
End subsection
End Section

i'm assuming i might have to chance the viewport of the depth to make work?
Old 11-21-2006, 12:11 AM   #4
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Still more info reqd

First of all did Anaconda boot graphically for installation and if so why are you running startx from a lower init level? Y are u using linux rescue. The full story would be helpful. Also I noticed that the referesh rates and resolutions are not in ur xorg.conf file. That's wierd. Nvidia shouldn't give any problems. Is it pci-express or AGP ? Try running " /sbin/lspci " as root and see if your nVidia card is detected.

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