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Re: [vox-tech] REPOSTING Radeon 9600 pro + red hat 9 + gnome
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Re: [vox-tech] REPOSTING Radeon 9600 pro + red hat 9 + gnome



I forced the rpm cause i was following a "How to" and they said i should
force it if it didnt install on the first try.

I took a look at those directories you said:

in the /var/log i found some XFree86 logs (all of them seemed to be the same
for me but with diferent names. and they did not have "error" on their file
name)
I dont know how  can i send them to you cause i use windows xp to send
emails. (sorry i am still learning linux)

in the /etc/X11 directory i have found the following:

XF86Config.old
       "           .backup


thx for helping me out
Gunnar





----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Street" <jet@sonic.net>
To: <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] REPOSTING Radeon 9600 pro + red hat 9 + gnome


> On Monday 26 January 2004 09:03, Gunnar wrote:
> >  Hello Folks
> >  I just started using linux 2 days ago and i am a little bit lost. I
have
> >  a 9600 pro and red hat 9 installed on my system.  I tried to install
> >  9600 pro drivers from ati to my red hat following a "how to". The last
> >  command i gave was rpm -i -force filename. Then i cant get startx to
> >  work (gnome).
>
> Not a good thing.  Why did you have to use the force option with rpm?
What is
> the package name you installed?
>
> We need the complete output from the XFree86 Error, look in /var/log/ for
the
> XFree86 error log.
>
> Looks like your XFree86 config file might have gone missing.  Take a peek
in
> /etc/X11 and see if the RPM package you forced made a backup of the old
one.
>
> >  I get the following messages when i type startx at prompt:
> >  (EE) Unable to locate /open config file
> >  (EE) Error from xf86HandleConfigFile()
> >
> >  Fatal error:no screen found.
> >
> >  My kernel is 2.4.20-8
>
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