LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-03-2006, 10:16 PM   #1
sukhen
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2006
Distribution: Mandrake 10.1
Posts: 28

Rep: Reputation: 15
X Server: unable to detect


HI,

I get error saying 'X server: unable to detect' when i try to install driver for radeon 9250 card.

How to correct this?
 
Old 10-04-2006, 03:25 PM   #2
b0uncer
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: CentOS, OS X
Posts: 5,131

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Install the driver and configure your /etc/X11/xorg.conf properly or if it doesn't work, switch to the original driver that did work ('ati' or 'radeon' or 'vesa' if nothing else works).
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Unable to detect CD drive by Guest on XEN server darshanbv Linux - Software 1 06-13-2006 11:35 PM
Unable to detect wireless networks. Abomb Linux - Wireless Networking 3 04-18-2006 09:55 AM
"X Server: unable to detect"? Trying to install ATI driver... timkarwoski Linux - General 2 11-26-2005 03:16 PM
Unable to detect ram during RH 8.0 install VitaminD76 Linux - General 6 02-17-2003 05:26 PM
unable to detect NIC when booting rromeli Linux - Networking 1 02-15-2002 01:55 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:33 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration