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Old 11-08-2004, 04:02 AM   #1
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Unhappy Please help me get X Server running!!!

I recently installed Debian on my Dell C510 laptop, and I have been working 6 hours trying to get X server to run so I can have some sort of GUI. It took me a while to figure out how to edit XF86config-4 or by dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 to edit it. I have a ATI Radeon Mobility Graphics driver but that wasn't working, so I switched to the vesa driver as someone had suggested in this forum. Then I was having mouse problems because in the config file, it was referencing two mouses, and it was pointing to folders where I do not think the mouses were located in. Anyway, I think I got that fixed becuase I just deleted one of the mouses. So now when I type in startx the X server loads with KDE but once it gets to periphials (ie: mouse, etc.) it closes, back to the command line, giving me this error:

Fatal Server Error
Caught Signal 4
Server Aborting

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Don't really think I can post the log file because it is on my linnux os, and im using windows right now. Don't know enough about linnux to go to a browser without a GUI and browser and post it so...

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Old 11-08-2004, 12:03 PM   #2
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Posting it in one section of the forum will do; crossposting messages to several sections is not allowed. I think you already have got a couple of responses over in the Debian section.

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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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