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Old 11-25-2009, 12:24 PM   #1
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Question problem starting x

this is what I get when I try to start x. any hlp with correcting my issue is grealt appreciated!

xauth: creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.3893

X Window System Version 7.1.1
Release Date: 12 May 2006
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.1.1
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.18-53.el5 x86_64 Red Hat, Inc.
Current Operating System: Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.18-128.1.1.el5 #1 SMP Wed Mar 25 18:14:28 EDT 2009 x86_64
Build Date: 03 September 2009
Build ID: xorg-x11-server 1.1.1-48.67.el5
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Module Loader present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Wed Nov 25 11:47:41 2009
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
(EE) intel(0): No valid modes.
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

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 processed) with 0 events remaining.
Old 11-25-2009, 12:49 PM   #2
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You most likely need a new xorg.conf file, or you need to update the file to include the right parameters for your monitor. You can get the refresh rates and resolution for your monitor from the manufacturer's web site or manual. Then edit the /etd/xorg.conf file. On some systems, there is an automatic way to try as well. I think it is the command "xorgconf".

What Linux distribution are you using?
What monitor?
What computer?


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