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ust 01-14-2005 08:26 AM

can't start xwindows
everytime I start the xwin in my rh9 system ( startx ) , it pop the error , could suggest how to fix it ? thx

XFree86 Version 4.2.1 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.2.1-23) / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6600)
Release Date: 18 October 2002

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Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.21-2.ELsmp i686 [ELF]
Build Host:

Module Loader present
OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.20-28.8smp ( (gcc v
ersion 3.2 20020903 (Red Hat Linux 8.0 3.2-7)) #1 SMP Thu Dec 18 12:25:21 EST 20
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Fri Jan 14 21:27:31 2005
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"

Fatal server error:
AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0

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oneandoneis2 01-14-2005 08:30 AM

Have you set up the config file properly?

ust 01-17-2005 08:58 AM

which config file ? please advise.

oneandoneis2 01-17-2005 09:05 AM


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