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Re: Etch: blank (black) screen, Xorg is running, modes are Ok - SOLVED ?

On Wed, 19 Jul 2006 12:34:40 -0300
Joao Carlos de Lima Roscoe <joao.roscoe@magnetimarelli.com.br> wrote:


> >
> I followed Mr. Keeling's suggestion and, at the end of
> dpkg-reconfigure, I got an warning message:
>  > xserver-xorg postinst warning: not updating /etc/X11/X; file has
>  > been 
> customized
> Well, /etc/X11/X is a link to xorg executable, and I haven't touched
> it, so I got confused.
> Being puzzled, I removed the xorg.conf file to give Xorg defaults a
> try, and that way,
> it restarts properly. At this point, mouse, keyboard and modes are
> not ok yet, but I have
> (from Xorg.0.log) a good starting point.
> However, I don't know what does the dpkg-reconfigure message above
> mean, and I don't know why it haven't generated a new xorg.conf
> Joao

You write the choices you made while running 'dpk-reconfigure xorg' by 

    dexconf -o /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Of course, you may want to back up the existing file first.



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