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Old 12-10-2007, 07:53 PM   #16
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Ok,

The error is still the same? (Xorg is not able to detect your mouse. Edit the file and correct the Devices.)

Did you actually try changing the path of the mouse device in the xorg.conf?




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Old 12-11-2007, 11:03 PM   #17
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Did you actually try changing the path of the mouse device in the xorg.conf?
Yes, I did , but it was not helpful.


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What kind of mouse is? PS/2, USB?
USB Logitech Optical wired mosue

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Old 12-11-2007, 11:17 PM   #18
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Code:
ls -l /dev/mouse
ls : cannot access /dev/mouse:No such file or directory

ls -l /dev/mouse0
crw-rw----       1           root               root  13,    32       2007-12-12     16:07   /dev/mouse0


ls -l /dev/mouse1
crw-rw----       1           root               root  13,    32       2007-12-12     16:07   /dev/mouse1


ls -l /dev/mouse2
crw-rw----       1           root               root  13,    32       2007-12-12     16:07   /dev/mouse2
 
Old 12-12-2007, 12:46 AM   #19
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Try with this mouse configuration:
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier   "Mouse0"
        Driver       "mouse"
        Device       "/dev/mouse0"  
        Option       "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
        Option       "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection
If that work, then you can make a symlink between /dev/mouse and /dev/mouse0 in case that some update change settings to default in the xorg.conf





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Old 12-12-2007, 01:18 AM   #20
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Although I used what you have suggested, and it did not work.

Comparing between the one that I have got originally, and the one that you suggested
Code:
Section  "InputDevice"
         Identifier          "Mouse0"
         Driver              "Mouse"
         Option              "Protocol" "auto"
         Option              "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
         Option              "ZAxis Mapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection
Code:
Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier   "Mouse0"
        Driver       "mouse"
        Device       "/dev/mouse0",,,,,Don't we need to add word " Option " here ?   
        Option       "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
        Option       "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection
 
Old 12-12-2007, 02:28 AM   #21
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yum remove xorg-x11*

then

yum install xorg-x11*

It did not resolve the problem
 
Old 12-12-2007, 05:20 AM   #22
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Ooops...yup, 'Option' was needed there....


Backup the xorg.conf (mv /etc/X11/xorg{.conf,.conf.bak}) and then run system-config-display from the console



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Old 12-12-2007, 02:24 PM   #23
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I have been receiving these messages recently:
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ACPI: Transitioning device [FAN0] to D3
ACPI: Unable to turn cooling device [f7d25b40] 'off'
INIT: Id "x" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes
Now I can see nothing on the screen it is all balck
 
Old 12-12-2007, 05:39 PM   #24
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Read this:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...63#post1998263

and this:

http://www.unixguide.net/linux/faq/09.24.shtml

Check the program that is respawning, it seems that is bad configured or is broken, you can post the init line here if you get lost on what to do

Another solution will be, for now, change the default level to 3 so, it doesn't try to autostart the X, then, from the console you can try startx which will give you information usefull for debuggin the problem



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Old 12-12-2007, 06:21 PM   #25
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Since I can not access the Linux box, would it be useful if I do it that from knoppix ?
 
Old 12-12-2007, 08:55 PM   #26
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Wait, please, let's make clear something because is the second time you bring this up.

What do you mean with "I can't access my linux box" ?

For what I've understanded from the beginning, the only problem your linux box has is that you can't access the X systems, the graphic desktop....but, nothing have been said that indicate that you can't access to your linux box, something like that will be like "I can't boot because a kernel panic" or "grub is giving me an error 17 file not found" or something like that.

I say it again, even if you don't have access to the X server, you still have access to the cli of your linux box, by that I mean that you can press Ctrl + Alt + F1 and login throught the console. By doing that, you can do any modification you want to config files, including xorg.conf, inittab, etc...

From the cli, you should have access to file editors like nano or vim or vi or joe or emacs or something similar, editors that do not need of an X system running to perform the actions you need to.

Starting by that, you should being able to use some editor from the cli to change the default init in the inittab file.

Answering your question, yes, you can do that from a livecd like knoppix, but as I said, you should still have access to your linux box because the problem is only with the X server, and linux isn't made only by that.




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Old 12-12-2007, 09:00 PM   #27
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What do you mean with "I can't access my linux box" ?
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For what I've understanded from the beginning, the only problem your linux box has is that you can't access the X systems, the graphic desktop....but, nothing have been said that indicate that you can't access to your linux box
That is right , but recently I have run into the below problem, that I had already posted in my previous reply.
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Now I can see nothing on the screen it is all balck
 
Old 12-12-2007, 09:47 PM   #28
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have you tried system-config-display??? thats the command line display config tool for fedora and redhat
 
Old 12-12-2007, 10:01 PM   #29
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Alright, what I wanted to clarify is for instance, this scenario:

-> Grub is loaded
--> You select the kernel
--> That kernel boots Ok
---> Is that time where you will spect to see the graphics
---> All is black, but if you press Ctrl + Alt + F1, you have access to the cli

If that's not the case, even pressing Ctrl + Alt + F1 keeps showing just a black screen, then yes, you're complety free to use the knoppix livecd

And yes, there's also system-config-display but Xorg -configure usually configure the default specs right without to much problem.



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Old 12-12-2007, 10:43 PM   #30
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If that's not the case, even pressing Ctrl + Alt + F1 keeps showing just a black screen, then yes, you're complety free to use the knoppix livecd
Exactly this is my case.
 
  


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