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Re: [vox-tech] Flat Panel and Linux
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Re: [vox-tech] Flat Panel and Linux



Mark,

This doesn't make any sense, especially with my setup.  How could I already have
an instance of an X window running?  I reboot all the time (switching disks,
etc...).

Point 1.  Wouldn't it use my newly edited XFree86config file when I start X, or
are you saying I have to do something special on the command line to tell it to
use that file (i.e. like editing lilo.conf and then having to #lilo)

Point 2.  I haven't tried this, I'm starting a new contract on Mon (I'm an
Oracle DBA) and I have to learn how to use Oracle's new backup and recovery
utility.

Jay

Jay Strauss
jstrauss@bazillion.com
(h) 773.935.5326
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Kim" <mkkim@ucdavis.edu>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2000 3:02 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Flat Panel and Linux


> The problem sounds like you have another instance of X Window
> running.  Try one of the following two:
>
>    1. Boot into X with the new configuration.  Now the first instance
>       of X should run with the new configuration.
>
>    2. Or, start X like this:
>
>          startx -- :1
>
>       That allows a second copy of X to run.
>
> We may have to try a few more things before we get the system running, so I
> hope you don't have to do disk swapping everytime you boot Linux...
>
> -Mark
>
> ---
> Mark K. Kim
> http://www.cbreak.org/mark/
> PGP key available upon request.
>
>


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