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Re: XF86Config-4 on Wallstreet

On Sun, 7 Jan 2001, Nick Henderson wrote:

> Everything works up until I want to start up X 4.0.2.  When I "startx"
> or when xdm starts, the computer crashes and I have to do a hard
> reboot.  The screen turns black, but I think that the backlight stays
> on.

How crashed is the machine? If you have another machine on a network, try
logging in remotely to kill the X server.

Also, look for for the XFree86 log in /var/log. Hopefully it will have
some useful information about the crash.

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