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Old 02-27-2003, 10:18 PM   #16
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How about /usr/X11R6/bin/xf86config.

Keep in mind it is case sensitive.

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Old 02-27-2003, 10:20 PM   #17
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Yes, I have xf86config
 
Old 02-27-2003, 10:26 PM   #18
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Just enter the info and go from there. When you're done, try startx. Gotta go for now...I'll check back later tonight or in the morning to see how you made out.
 
Old 02-27-2003, 10:30 PM   #19
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Yeah, that's the thing. I've been using xf86config to setup startx. That's where I enter my mouse, keyboard, monitor, and video settings. After I save everything and run startx, that's when I get these errors.

Thanks for you help so far. I must be a pain the ass. I greatly appreciate it. I'll mess around with it more for a bit. Again, thanks.

Jon.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 07:40 AM   #20
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Quote:
"Fatal Error AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0"
Are you still getting this same error?
 
Old 02-28-2003, 08:21 AM   #21
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Unfortunately yes. Logically, it sounds like some type of video error.

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Old 02-28-2003, 08:40 AM   #22
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Are you sure you're inputting the correct monitor vertical/horizontal frequencies?

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Old 02-28-2003, 08:47 AM   #23
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http://www.viewsonic.com/support/crt_a70.htm

I have that monitor and I've been checking off "1280x1024" with a maximum of 60hz. That's the highest one that was there so I chose that one.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 09:02 AM   #24
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ok...that's the resolution, and it's ok. But what you need to input when you run xf86config, is the Vertical Frequency (50-180), and the Horizontal frequency (30-70). These are the numbers from the spec sheet on the site you posted a link to. try to run xf86config again and put the correct numbers in. after the configuration ia done and saved, try to startx.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 10:00 AM   #25
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I'm going to have to try all different ones because whatever one I'm using nothing seems to work. I'm just going to to go through all of them.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 11:25 AM   #26
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I don't know if this helps, but I also get this error:

VGA(0): Virtual size is 320x200 (pitch 320)
VGA(0): Built-in mode "Generic 320x200 default mode": 12.6MHz (scaled from 25.2MHz), 31.5kHz, 70.2 Hz (VScan)
VGA(0): DPI set to (75, 75)
 
Old 02-28-2003, 11:35 AM   #27
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After checking the log, I found that I get a warning (WW)

(WW) VGA(0): Mode pool is empty

What exactly does that mean?
 
Old 02-28-2003, 11:38 AM   #28
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I don't know what that means exactly...hopefully one of the gurus here will eventually see this and be able to help. Whatever it is, I really believe it's just a matter of getting the proper info into the config for X. Too bad you can't load the ATI drivers...it might get everything up and running from here.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 11:48 AM   #29
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How do I access my cd-rom through the command line?
 
Old 02-28-2003, 11:50 AM   #30
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mount -t iso9660 /dev/hd? /mnt/cdrom


Just replace hd? with your device...hdc, hdb, or whatever it is.

Then...

cd /mnt/cdrom

ls (to list the directory contents).
 
  


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