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Old 03-07-2005, 12:35 PM   #1
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Questions about setting up X

Last night I did an install of Slackware 10.1 on my main system. The only problem I had during the install was one of the KDE packages failed to finsh. Something like kde.bindings or similar. I figured it wouldn't matter much since I don't use KDE.

I got a booting system, but everytime X was started up it froze once it got into blackbox. I used xorgconfig and got the same results when trying to startx again. The video card is an S3 ProSavageDDR. I used a generic S3 driver that appeared to be the closest. It was number 23 in the database, and I believe the title was S3 Savage(generic).

I did a basic setup on everything else. 101 PC Keyboard, PS2 mouse, no 3button emulation, no group switching, etc. I got the hsync/vsync from my monitor(samsung syncmaster 152n 15" LCD) manual so I know it's correct. I know the resolution is correct also.

I'm pretty much at a loss as what to do.

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Check out the logfile associated with to see if anything strange comes up. It's a bit cryptic, but you'll probably see several warnings which may point you in the right direction

Old 03-07-2005, 09:30 PM   #3
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Well if you want to post your /etc/X11/xorg.conf maybe we could figure something out.
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Just got home later than expected. I'll post both files tomorrow night hopefully.

Thanks for the suggestions so far. I was expecting the n00b treatment, but this board seems pretty good.


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