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Old 04-17-2020, 09:29 AM   #1
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URGENT Fatal Server Error: No Screens Found


Hi Guys, I found the desktop version of Debian Etch on http://repo.henio.net/! I'm Happy! Just not. After Installing, I Tried in VMware and Virtualbox, Then the screen is blinking, Then appears this error: "I Cannot Start The X Server", and also appeared like this: "Fatal Server Error: No Screens Found" Can Ayone Help Me Please?
 
Old 04-17-2020, 09:37 AM   #2
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Etch has not seen an update for 10 years, any reason why you are using it and not the supported version?
https://www.debian.org/releases/etch/
 
Old 04-17-2020, 09:44 AM   #3
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Etch has not seen an update for 10 years, any reason why you are using it and not the supported version?
https://www.debian.org/releases/etch/
Because I'm Making The Linux Distros Museum in VMware. And Need The DE, From 2001 until 2016 or 2020
 
Old 04-17-2020, 09:59 AM   #4
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Back then xorg had to be configured manually. You will probably have to configure xorg yourself using
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Xorg --configure
, which I think generates an xorg.conf file. Been years since I have had to do that.
 
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And OP: since this is not your first post about the Linux museum, can you please add that in your original post so people understand what you are doing? Most people will read your posts and immediately think you are installing an ancient version of Linux, then tell you not to because it is unsupported. if you prefaced your posts with 'I am putting together a Linux museum and need to install old versions..." or something to that effect, it would prevent misunderstandings from people trying to help you.
 
Old 04-17-2020, 10:58 AM   #6
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Back then xorg had to be configured manually. You will probably have to configure xorg yourself using
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Xorg --configure
, which I think generates an xorg.conf file. Been years since I have had to do that.
I tried and anyway doesn't work
 
Old 04-17-2020, 11:00 AM   #7
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I don't know what hardware the VM software is emulating - entirely possible the emulated hardware is too "new" for that distro to see. When you say "doesn't work", what exactly does that mean, any error messages, is an xorg.conf not created....
 
Old 04-17-2020, 11:07 AM   #8
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I don't know what hardware the VM software is emulating - entirely possible the emulated hardware is too "new" for that distro to see. When you say "doesn't work", what exactly does that mean, any error messages, is an xorg.conf not created....
in fact, I'm using the 1024x768 monitor, the graphics card I think is VESA or VMware itself, which is generic, I'm using hardware compatibility in VMware Workstation 5.x, I'm using the partition type disk is IDE, I'm using the PS / 2 Mouse and I'm using the Generic Keyboard and EN_US. That's why you're giving X.org an error
 
Old 04-17-2020, 11:07 AM   #9
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Yes, most probably the virtualized video driver of the VM is not recognized by the OS. I do not really know how can you config, perhaps a dumb vga display can be configured [manually]. Here you can find a description, but I do not really know if applicable (I hope so): https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xorg
 
Old 04-17-2020, 11:14 AM   #10
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Yes, most probably the virtualized video driver of the VM is not recognized by the OS. I do not really know how can you config, perhaps a dumb vga display can be configured [manually]. Here you can find a description, but I do not really know if applicable (I hope so): https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xorg
Wait, can this work on old versions of Debian Including Etch?
 
Old 04-17-2020, 11:31 AM   #11
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I don't know what hardware the VM software is emulating - entirely possible the emulated hardware is too "new" for that distro to see. When you say "doesn't work", what exactly does that mean, any error messages, is an xorg.conf not created....
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