Getting X Windows to Run?

Getting X Windows to Run?

Post by Tod » Sat, 09 Aug 1997 04:00:00

Quote:>I have a new copy of RedHat 4.2 installed on a Gateway 2000 9100SE Laptop.
>Every time I go to run XWindows the screen blacks out.  What am I doing

how about telling us what you have tried doing so far? and what video
card? my suggestion is to get xfree 3.3 ( and run

1. Help needing in getting X-Windows running

I'm getting the following error message when attempting a startx.  Can anyone
help me with this problem (please please please)?

Subject: Problems starting X-windows session

XFree86 Version 2.0 / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 5000)
Operating System: Linux
Configured drivers:
  VGA256: server for 8-bit colour SVGA (Patchlevel 0):
      et4000, et3000, pvga1, wd90c00, wd90c10, wd90c30, wd90c31, gvga, ati,
      tvga8800cs, tvga8900b, tvga8900c, tvga8900cl, tvga9000, clgd5420,
      clgd5422, clgd5424, clgd5426, clgd5428, clgd6205, clgd6215, clgd6225,
      clgd6235, ncr77c22, ncr77c22e, cpq_avga, oti067, oti077
(using VT number 7)

Xconfig: /usr/X386/lib/X11/Xconfig
(**) stands for supplied, (--) stands for probed/default values
(**) Mouse: type: Logitech, device: /dev/ttyS1, baudrate: 1200,
       3 button emulation
(**) FontPath set to "/usr/X386/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/X386/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/,/usr/X386/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"

 *** None of the configured devices was detected.***

Fatal server error:
no screens found
xinit:  No such file or directory (errno 2):  unexpected signal 13

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