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Re: X Broken



on Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 10:57:41AM -0800, Mark Healey (deblist@healeyonline.com) wrote:
> My X won't work with the default installation.  When I boot it tries
> to start it and after several attempts I get a message telling me to
> look at the log followed by one asking if I want to try automatic
> configuration.  I did that and nothing changed.
> 
> Someone Suggested that I boot knoppix and copy /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
> from there to my hd and reboot.  I did that.  X started but with no
> mouse movement.  Just a cursor.
> 
> Here's the log, followed by the config file.  My hardware is listed in
> my .sig.

Try:

    dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86

In Knoppix:  copy the XF86Config-4 file it uses, and diff it against
your own.


Peace.

-- 
Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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