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Old 11-05-2007, 09:48 PM   #1
tushargodbole5
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"No Screen Found" problem in Redhat Linux .


I am new user of Redhat linux. I have install Redhat 9 in my pc.
My PC configuration is :-
Intel Celeron Processor
512mb RAM
Intel 845 graphic controller

When I start linux it first goes to text mode. Everything works fine in text mode. but when I shift from text mode to graphic mode using command 'startx' it does not start rather it gives me error like

fatal error occurs
no screen found

to solve this whether i have to install the driver for intel 845 or do something else. Can you plz guide me.
 
Old 11-05-2007, 10:08 PM   #2
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Gui

Does sound like the gui has mis-configured the video card. Re-installing the video driver might help, but would first recommend googling for configuring your gui.
 
Old 11-05-2007, 10:58 PM   #3
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First of all, RH9 is no longer supported by RedHat and this means that there will be no new security updates avaialble. If you don't have a good reason to stick to RH9, it is suggested to switch a more modern distro.

To the problem:

I haven't use RH for ages (I've still RH8 installed somewhere), so I'm not sure what RH9 uses (I think it's XFree86). Therefore this might nmot be 100% accurate

Can you please provide details about your monitor as well.

There should be more info on the actual error. Check /var/log for files related to X. Errors are preceeded by (EE).

Please post sections device, monitor and screen of your X configuration (some where in /etc/X11 or /etc/XF.... )
 
  


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