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Old 03-18-2007, 02:49 PM   #1
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i cant get into graphic interface at startup

i dont get the login prompt for redhat linux 9 in the graphic interface...i know it has got something to do with my video driver intel910 chipset..i dont know what to do
Old 03-18-2007, 02:55 PM   #2
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Does it give any specific error? If so, could you post it here?

also, have you tried starting up the display manager? type gdm or kdm and a login should at least try to open.
Old 03-18-2007, 03:14 PM   #3
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Do you get any errors during the boot process?
You should also display the contents of xorg.conf (usually in /etc/x11/xorg.conf)
And, if you get to the login prompt, what happens when you type "startx" after logging in?
Old 03-19-2007, 01:08 PM   #4
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thanx for the help

when i typed startx i got an error msg saying no screen detected..then following the options that came i selected generic driver for my monitor and was able to login in the graphic interface
another problem is that there is no computer icon on the desktop..instead there is a "start here" icon so i cant access my usb flash drive..could u plz help me do i mount it


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