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Old 11-11-2004, 12:32 PM   #1
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X Server Won't start

Please help me the x server won't start from command.
I tried the startx :1 and it still won't start

error message: Mode not avaible
default runlevel: 5
Running X86
I've tried nothin else.

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Old 11-11-2004, 12:38 PM   #2
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Maybe you could provide us with little more information:

error messages
XFree86 or Xorg
default runlevel
what else have you tried

If I asked you why my car does not start, could you help me?
Old 11-12-2004, 02:31 PM   #3
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Try 'startx' with no modes and tell us what happens?


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