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Re: X server setup



On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 01:15:45AM -0400, Slootbeek, Jule S wrote:
> hey guys, 
> whenever i try to start X i get this error: 
> fatal Server Error: 
> No Screens found. 

Probably something is not well defined for your device or
monitor, or you don't have a valid SubSection "Display".

Check /var/log/XFree86.0.log to see if your device driver has found any
usable video modes. Look for something like: Modeline "1024x768" ...

Check your XF86Config file to make sure HorizSync and VertRefresh match
your monitor specs. Default values may not.

> how do i get the GUI for Xsetup? i tried with xf86configure but it didn't 
> help and for me to go into the XF86Config file would turn out as a disaster.
> 
> i have a NEC Multisync 70 w/ a NVidia Riva TNT2  card (nv module) runing 
> Woody. 

If you have X4.x installed, you could try letting X come up with a
configuration file by running "XFree86 -configure" as root. That might
give you a working configuration with a ugly display that you can tweak
into something more to your liking.

If you still can't X working, post your XFXF86Config file and
/var/log/XFree86.0.log to the list.

-- 
Jerome

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