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Old 08-21-2004, 12:11 AM   #1
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: MA
Distribution: Slack 10.1
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Can't get X to start in slack 9.1

I did a dual install of winxp and slack9.1 on my HP pavillion ze4400 laptop and the install went fine but I cannot start x or any other program with a graphical interface. I have run xf86config with all the right options but to no avail. The best I have gotten it to is (EE) Screens found, but none have a usable configuration. Iím not sure if im just configuring it wrong although I chose all the right hardware or if something just needs to be changed first. Any help at all would be great thanks.
Old 08-21-2004, 01:13 AM   #2
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: INDIA
Distribution: SusE, Gentoo,Debian,FreeBSD
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try the command 'starts' in the command line..
if u get aney error,,post the error.
also do verify that ur disk is not completely fill...

Old 08-21-2004, 01:16 AM   #3
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Florida
Distribution: Slackware, Debian
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Try xf86setup instead, so it'll try to detect the right driver.

What video card do you have?
Old 08-21-2004, 11:26 AM   #4
Registered: Mar 2003
Distribution: Slackware
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Try xf86config and/or xf86cfg.

Be sure to:

man xf86config


man xf86cfg

to read up on them first.

Last edited by SlackMaster; 08-21-2004 at 11:30 AM.


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