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Old 03-26-2007, 10:15 AM   #1
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startx "no screens found"

Hey all,

I've just installed openSUSE 10.2 on my old PC and only noticed one problem during the installation, where it didn't seem like it detected my graphics card (PCI 3Dfx Voodoo 4). I figured; "Bah, I'll just sort it out later".

But when I startx, it tells me;
"Fatal Server Error: No screens found"

I've Googled around a fair bit (most links led back here ), and it sounds like x doesn't know what resolution to use, but when I check /etc/X11/xorg.conf, there is no Section "screen" to adjust it.

I'm still a Linux noob, so any pointers would be very helpful.


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Old 03-26-2007, 10:43 AM   #2
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Post your xorg.conf file.


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