Re: Config X in Sarge
Thanks for the info. I have not checked the log yet
but, I did see an EE error saying something like it
could not find the ATI video card.
I thought I put the correct PCI ID in but this message
still comes up.
The video card is a ATI Radeon 7500.
Maybe I will just have to configure it manually.
--- jon salenger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Derek,
> I just went through setting up X myself, with the
> same error. I can't even
> guess what the problem is from your email, though,
> so I suggest the
> Check your /var/log/XFree86.0.log file and see what
> (WW) warning and (EE)
> error messages there are. These should give you a
> good idea what the problem
> is. (In my case it was a problem with the NVidia
> (nv) video card).
> I posted to the list earlier that I think there
> might be a problem with
> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86, so, it would be
> good to know how
> specifically you've reconfigured.
> While this is not recommended, and I'm a noob, so
> don't trust me, I finally
> got x working by abandoning the 'automatic'
> configuration tools, and editing
> the /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file by hand.
> You can read the threads in late July on this list
> where a number of people
> tried to help me with the same startx error.
> My best,
> > When I startx I get the error NO SCREENS FOUND.
> > It also gives an error 104.
> > Tried to reconfigure X a few times and it still
> will not work.
> > Any suggestions?
> > THANKS
> > Derek Enz
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