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Old 03-23-2004, 03:46 AM   #1
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failure starting x


I installed slackware 9.1 on my pc.
I can get it to boot into the shell
but when I run startx I get the following error:

Fatal server error:

No screens found

XIO: fatal IO error 104
connection reset by peer on x server "0.0" after
0 requests (0 known procedures)
with 0 events remaining.

anyone know what this means?
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That probably means that the configuration
file (/etc/X11/XF86Config) doesn't match
the reality of your machine ... what's your
hardware, how did you set the thing up?

Old 03-23-2004, 10:19 AM   #3
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furthur, could you post a copy of your XF86Config file? it is located in /etc/X11/XF86Config, most specificlly the screens section, and the display section
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i've got the same problem. I have a p4 3.0 ht processor with a 865mb perl motherboard, geforcefx 5200 video card. I'm not on my pc right now but how do i access the config file from the terminal? and i installed slackware the according to a guide i read before installing


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