Re: Can't get X to Run, Please help!
Sounds like your symbolic link for X isn't pointing to a valid server. Try this:
Go to the /ur/X11R6/bin directory
type: ln -s /usr/X11R6/bin/XF86_VGA16 X
That will set your symbolic link for X to point to the VGA16 server. Hope this
--thanks to Steve Mayer for helping me solve this problem a few days ago. Give
credit where it's due.
David Miner wrote:
> I recently installed DEBIAN Linux and downloaded some packages.
> My problem is when I try to start X it wont start and I get this message
> Fatal server error:
> No valid modes found.
> _X11TransSocketUNIXConnect: Can't connect: errno = 111
> giving up.
> xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to xserver
> xinit: No such process (errno 3): server error.
> I'm running the "VGA16" server and ran XF86Setup as "root".
> The contents of /etc/X11/Xserver are
> << EOF >>
> The computer is an older COMPAQ 486 DX 50 here at work that I thought I
> would test LINUX on. I believe the video card is a Cirrus Logic with .5 meg
> video ram (it is built into the motherboard), however I selected unsupported
> VGA just to be safe. I used 640x480 for monitor resolution "standard VGA"
> in the XF86Setup. XF86Setup seems to run fine but after saving to
> XF86Config and exiting "startx" returns the above error.
> Any help would be appreciated.
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