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Re: X Won't Start

On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 14:40:59 -0600, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:

>Mark Healey wrote:
>> I previously posted this under a different subject heading and got no response so
>> trying again.
>> 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.
>> I have no idea where to go from here.
>Sure you do. Go with the Knoppix XF86Config-4 and change the pointer
>section until the mouse works.

That would require that I understand it.

>Have you ever got X to work with a Linux distrib?

Yes, with Redhat it worked right out of the box.

Mark Healey
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