Re: Fw: X Windos System will not start
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent West" <email@example.com>
To: "Hoyt Bailey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Stephen Cormier" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2003 11:16
Subject: Re: Fw: X Windos System will not start
> Hoyt Bailey wrote:
> >>Current Subject getting a working /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 (Kent West Oct
> >>Stephen Cormier sent me a copy of his XF86Config-4 file which gave me a
lot more confidence.
> >>I believe the only problem with the differences is my identification of
the video card I likely should change it to GeForce4 MX440(I cannot verify
> >>SE and since I dont know anything about this perhaps I should leave it
> >>If Stephen can comment I would appreciate his comments on this and the
> >>entire problem.
> >I did not recieve any reply perhaps you missed this. Could the following
> >the problem:
> >uname -a: Linux Blackgold 2.4.18-bf24 #1 son Apr 14 09:53:28 CEST 2002
> >My system was built May 2003. 13 months later.
> Having never played with a Geforce card, I can't really add anything.
> But I doubt the problem is your version of Linux (the kernel). Instead,
> I suspect that Stephen is running a newer version of X than you are. I
> suspect you're running the X that's in stable, and Stephen is running
> the X that's in testing or unstable or otherwise acquired.
> If you haven't tried updating to testing or sid, you might give that a
I think you are right. Haines Brown gave me some good information about the
nvidia driver and I am going to take it like I told him "I hope that light
is the end of this tunnel or it could be a train. No matter all I have
installed is an initall install".
Thanks for your assistance.