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Old 08-03-2004, 07:37 AM   #31
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Paste the Entire "Monitor" & "Display" sections of XF86-Config-4 here please
I had this very same problem, but cannot for the life of me remember how I resolved it. It was a very simple edit, but I cannot remember what I took out.

Also: issue this command at your prompt, it will save the XF86Config-4 file to your windows partition so we can examine it and you dont have to reboot

Code:
cp /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 /mnt/windows/XF86Config.txt
then look in C:\ there should be a text file called XF86Config.txt

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Old 08-03-2004, 07:39 AM   #32
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You didn't really need to post it again I've read ur EDIT. But anyway how do I paste that here?
 
Old 08-03-2004, 07:42 AM   #33
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I edited my last post... do this:
Code:
[valentino@Vigor11 valentino]$ cp /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 /mnt/windows/XF86Config.txt
 
Old 08-03-2004, 07:57 AM   #34
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It had to happen again....

Quote:
cp: cannot create regular file '/mnt/windows/XF86Config.txt': Read-only file system
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:13 AM   #35
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Damn forgot - WinXP - NTFS, your linux system cant write to it
ok
youll have to write everything down in those sctions and paste them here
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:17 AM   #36
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Umm.... wich sections?
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:20 AM   #37
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monitor and display
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:22 AM   #38
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Where? U mean the xf86config? Why? U know what's there....
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:32 AM   #39
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No, I don't. Look, I need to see what you have in those sections to help you.
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:33 AM   #40
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Ok, but I don't not wich sections ur talking about.
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:38 AM   #41
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There is a section marked Moniter and a section marked Display... give me 2 minutes to reboot to linux, I'll post mine
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:46 AM   #42
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ok, we may not need the 'Monitor' section, but just for reference, here is mine:
Code:
Section "Monitor"
    Identifier "monitor1"
    VendorName "Plug'n Play"
    ModelName "Dell E773c"
    HorizSync 30-60
    VertRefresh 50-160

    # Sony Vaio C1(X,XS,VE,VN)?
    # 1024x480 @ 85.6 Hz, 48 kHz hsync
    ModeLine "1024x480"    65.00 1024 1032 1176 1344   480  488  494  563 -hsync -vsync

    # TV fullscreen mode or DVD fullscreen output.
    # 768x576 @ 79 Hz, 50 kHz hsync
    ModeLine "768x576"     50.00  768  832  846 1000   576  590  595  630

    # 768x576 @ 100 Hz, 61.6 kHz hsync
    ModeLine "768x576"     63.07  768  800  960 1024   576  578  590  616
EndSection
BTW: Your HorizSync and VertRefresh should roughly be equivalent to mine
If they're not, make them that way

Now, the "Display. They're actually Subsections, and we need to delete one
One should read like this:
Code:
Subsection "Display"
        Depth 24 
        Virtual 1024 768
    EndSubsection
Yuo'll need to delete that one. Then try 'startx' again and post your results

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Old 08-03-2004, 08:47 AM   #43
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Huh? Look I don't even know what that is and how to get there... U just asked for the conf file and suddenly ur talking about this.
 
Old 08-03-2004, 08:53 AM   #44
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This is part of my XF86Config-4 file
access it by typing this
Code:
cd /etc/X11
vi XF86Config-4
btw: Vi is a text editor that has 2 modes. Edit and Command mode
Press your insert key to access edit mode edit the document appropriately, as noted above,
then press esc to get into command mode.
then enter :wq (that's a colon, then wq) to write the file
then retry startx
 
Old 08-03-2004, 09:03 AM   #45
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Ok just 1 more time.

1. type: cd /etc/X11 then: Vi XF86Config-4

2. If the H and V sync rates aren't the same as u I edit them with insert.

3. I completely delete

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Virtual 1024 768
EndSubsection

4. Then I go back to the command mode with esc.

5. I type startx and write down (and post here later) what I see.

Right?
 
  


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