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Re: Xserver install problem (video card?)



I manually started xsever "startx"...but got the following error messages

Fatal server error; No "Display" subsection for default depth 8
-X11 TransSocketUnixConnect: Can't connect; errno; 111 giving up
xinit: Connection refused (errno 111); unable to connect to xserver
xinit: No such process (errno; 3); Servererror.

At 02:07 PM 7/2/98 -0400, you wrote:
>The X server does not start by default.  You can make it do so, but it
>won't start on its own the first time you set it up.
>
>LILO is how you boot your system.  It has nothing to do with X-Window. 
>Once X starts, it no longer matters how you boot the system--it has booted
>and that's all.The reason for this is to make the system usable in case X
>didn't get configured correctly.
>
>To start X, assuming that you didn't have any problems during the
>installation, just log in as any user and type "startx".  You should be
>on.
>
>If you want to start X automatically, first make sure that you can start
>it up manually.  Then modify the /etc/inittab file:
>
>Change the line
>
>id:3:initdefault:
>
>to:
>
>id:5:initdefault:
>
>And make sure that there is a line that says:
>
>x:5:respawn:/usr/bin/X11/xdm -nodaemon
>
>And that it is not commented out (i.e. preceeded by a #).
>
>Hope this helps,
>
>Victor
>
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>On Thu, 2 Jul 1998, Hernan Garcia wrote:
>
>> Hi there,
>> 
>> I have win NT 4.0 workstation. I installed linux redhat 5.1 on my pc but
>> the xserver does not work at all.  I installed Linux 5.1 and put LILO in
>> the MBR. The xserver under linux did not start. I re-installed Linux,
>> deleted the linux partitions, again put LILO in the MBR (did not delete the
>> previous LILO), and made new linux partitions. But again the xserver did
>> not start. I don't know what the problem is. This is something I was able
>> to read off the screen after booting into linux;
>> 
>> eth0: updating statistics failed, disabling stats as interrupt source
>> eth0: host error, FIFO diagnostics register ffff.
>> eth0: too much work in interrupt, status ffff. Temporarily disabling
>> functions (7800)
>> 
>> Can anybody help me?
>> 
>> This is what I have for a PC:
>> I have a Dell 350MHz PentiumII -mmx processor, 128 SDRAM
>> Monitor: Dell Ultra Scan 1600HS, Model D1626HT, 21" Sony triniton color
>> monitor
>> Video card: Diamond Permedia 2, 8 MB SGRAM AGP, 3D Video card (Fire GL 1000
>> Pro)
>> HD: 11.5GB EIDE Ultra ATA HD
>> Other cards: 3COM, 3C905B Fast Etherlink XL, 10/100 PCI network card



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