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Old 06-28-2002, 10:09 AM   #1
manthram
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X server not starting


Hi,
I am having problems starting my X server. I hava installed mandrake8.2 and I have insalled XFree4.2.0. I dont know what is happeening when I read the logfile. it just says it is aborting but doesnt give a reason. I am pasting a portion of the logfile.


thank you,
manthram



portion of logfile:


(II) Setting vga for screen 0.
(II) Loading sub module "vgahw"
(II) LoadModule: "vgahw"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a
(II) Module vgahw: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.2.0, module version = 0.1.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.5
(**) S3VIRGE(0): Depth 16, (--) framebuffer bpp 16
(==) S3VIRGE(0): RGB weight 565
(==) S3VIRGE(0): Default visual is TrueColor
(==) S3VIRGE(0): Using HW Cursor
(==) S3VIRGE(0): Using fb.
(==) S3VIRGE(0): mx_cr3a_fix.
(==) S3VIRGE(0): XVideo allowed (depends on chipset).
(II) Loading sub module "vbe"
(II) LoadModule: "vbe"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvbe.a
(II) Module vbe: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.2.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.5
(II) Loading sub module "int10"
(II) LoadModule: "int10"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/linux/libint10.a
(II) Module int10: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.2.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.5
(II) S3VIRGE(0): initializing int10

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 4. Server aborting
 
Old 06-28-2002, 03:43 PM   #2
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A couple of questions might help:

Are you sure that the resolution you picked is within your cards abilities?

Are you sure that X is loading the right mudule/driver for your card and monitor?
 
  


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