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Re: Newbie help with X Server on ibook G3

On (02/11/06 14:58), James Dunn wrote:
> I am trying to get Debian up and running on my iBook G3, 900Mhz, 640MB 
> RAM. I ran dpkg-reconfigure xserverxfree86 and then edited the 
> /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 file with nano as it was still not working. I 
> amended the file according to this: 
> http://www.cattlegrid.net/~christophe/titanium/XF86Config-4
> Still no luck. There was an error in this Section:
> Section "Monitor"
> 	Identifier   "LCD"
> 	Option       "DPMS"
> 	HorizSync    40 - 100
> 	VertRefresh  40 - 120
> So I deleted these lines, typed startx, and it was working, but with 
> fuzzy lines. I assume this is to do with the Sync or refresh rates?
> Now, when I boot up, I just get the X Window System login screen, but I 
> can't seem to login. I've tried with root and my user name.
> Please help! How can I disable the X Window System / X server to 
> reconfigure it again from the command line?

Ctl+Alt + FnX (X=1,2,3 or4)

will give you a text login.

If you want to try dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 there are
instructions at the top of the XF86Config-4 file.



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