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Old 08-15-2004, 01:09 AM   #1
fclifton
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Exclamation HELP! Can't start graphical interface


Running RH9. Always previously when booting it would start into a graphical logon screen (X Windows). Now during boot I get a message saying "Couldn't start Xvnc" and it doesn't go into the graphical interface. My screen keeps switching between the normal non-graphical login screen and a blank screen. I finally got logged in as root, but I can't really do anything because the screen keeps switching away to a blank screen.

I'm really a newbie, and I don't know how to recover from this.

Any suggestions really appreciated!

Thanks,
Frank
 
Old 08-15-2004, 03:58 AM   #2
ilnli
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The best solution for this is to reinstall rh9 I was also suffering from this problem but after reinstalling it got corrected.
Or check you F86Config file .
 
Old 08-15-2004, 04:51 AM   #3
masand
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u have maually edit ur XF86Config file

choose the correct vettical and horizontal refresh rtaes for u monitor after consulting ur manual

but if u r installing the same OS on the same hardware which used to work earlier then maybe u haven't installed it properly or some packae is mising
in that case reinstall.........................

regards

gaurav
 
  


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