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Old 12-22-2004, 02:13 AM   #1
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cant login startx


so im completely new to this linux thing.. haha yes im used to xp .... so yes im lost...

but ive installed red hat. 7.1 and i go to load it at startx and it gives an error
which is a video problem i think...

(ee) vga(0): given depth (16) is not supported by this driver
(ee) Screen(s) found, but non have a usable configuration

This is an old gateway G6-333c pc, with no video card its all on board video, which im sure is the problem i just chose a generic driver when installing and now its not taking.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 02:24 AM   #2
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what is the output of the command 'redhat-config-xfree86'?

Maybe just reconfiguring screen or videocard might fix the problems.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 02:51 AM   #3
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i tried a XF86Config and tried to change the video and montor settings.. but im not sure what that does...

i tried the 'redhat-config-xfree86' and got nothing.. just commmand not found
 
Old 12-22-2004, 08:49 AM   #4
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Change ur vga driver in config file(xfree86 config file). U can use live cds to find usable video driver.


Last edited by cyto; 12-22-2004 at 04:01 PM.
 
Old 12-22-2004, 12:41 PM   #5
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Change ur vga driver in confif file(xfree86 config file). U can use live cds to find usable video driver.

i would do this but i really have no clue how..
 
  


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