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Old 10-02-2005, 04:19 AM   #1
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XIO: fatal IO error 104

I have installed Debian Sarge from a netinstall CD. After the installation finished it came to the console screen. When I write "startx" it gives this error:
"XIO: fatal IO error 104 (connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0" after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining". What is the reason of this?
Old 10-02-2005, 06:08 AM   #2
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Could you post the contents of your xorg log, usually located at :


Old 10-02-2005, 09:23 AM   #3
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I cannot send it any more I have get gmd with apt-get install gdm and I have written gdm to the console. It gives this error:
"I cannot start the X server. It is likely that it is not set up correctly. Would you like to view the X server out put to diagnose problem". And the computer is crashed. Now when I open the Linux again it does same thing. I have to install Linux from the beginning. Thanks.
Old 03-12-2007, 01:15 PM   #4
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Which Driver did you install?

When installin did you select the default video driver vesa? I had the same problem and had to select VGA...


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