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Re: Problem starting X for first time

Kent West <kent.west@infotech.acu.edu> writes:


> But to answer your question: I've found that you can generally do a
> Shift-PgUp to recall the last 2 or 3 screens of info. It's a really handy
> feature.

But it stops working when X starts, because the VGA memory the
scrollback buffer uses gets used by X.  (This is a gross

Try something like:

$ startx >> X.log 2>&1

If you want to see the messages go flying by, that would be:

$ startx 2>&1 | tee -a X.log

Another handy program is SuperProbe, to make sure your idea of what
the card is matches X's idea.

	 Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

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