[nSLUG] Re: still installing Mandrake
laudire2you at gosympatico.ca
Fri Mar 14 11:51:30 AST 2003
> From: Steve Muise <muisesg at muise.homeip.net>
> Date: 2003/03/14 Fri AM 06:51:14 EST
> To: nslug at nslug.ns.ca
> Subject: [nSLUG] Re: still installing Mandrake
> >Dop suggested something about entering: =93 startx > startx.out =93 to br=
> >ing the graphical window up but when I do so, whatever the new install , =
> >I get a =93 execue failed for etc/X11/X (errno2) giving up.
> >xinit: No such file or directory (errno2): unable to connect to X servor =
> >Then it says;
> >=93 xninit: No such process (errno3): Server error. =93
> >And then it goes back to my local host entry:
> Your Reader must have shown his question marks as =93. any way if you
> just type startx, the same info should appear in
> you may get more info by typing this
> startx > ~/Xlog 2>&1
> This should put standard out and errors in your home directory in the
> file Xlog look in the file for anything that starts with (EE).
> Something you could try also is run XFdrake as root, set up your monitor
> as generic 640x480 60hz and choose a 640x480 screen res.
How can I go into root? If I write " cd /root " I am told that the permission is denied. If I write " cd / " I can get the prompt [rejean at localhost /]$ and if I add " XFdrake " I get a bash: XFdrake: command not found
It is likely
> the loading of the videocard modules that is causing this. Doing lspci
> and look for the line for your vga card and send it in your next post.
> Also the ouput from /sbin/lsmod may help.
Here is what I get:
Module Size Used by
sb 7136 0 (unused)
sb-lib 33120 0 [sb]
uart401 6224 0 [sb-lib]
sound 55256 0 [sb-lib uart 401]
soundcore 3504 5 [sb-lib sound]
8139too 11696 1 (autoclean)
usb-uhci 20672 0 (unused)
usbcore 47248 1 [usb-uhci]
nls-iso8859-1 2848 1 (autoclean)
nls-cp850 3584 1 (autoclean)
vfat 9040 1 (autoclean)
fat 30720 0 (autoclean) [vfat]
supermount 32496 6 (autoclean)
parport_pc 23024 1 (autoclean)
ppa 9536 0 (unused)
parport 24576 1 [parport_pc ppa]
sd_mod 11048 0 (unused)
scsi_mod 86036 2 [ppa sd_mod]
Any suggestion? Thanks in advance!
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