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From: Morgan Christiansson <mcn0816@...>
Subject: Re: XFree86 problem
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 23:06:35 +0100
I found a nice tool called 'xf86cfg', a graphical XFree86-4 
configuration tool, http://www.xfree86.org/4.0.2/xf86cfg.1.html .

But id didn't work and there were some error's about font's.

Is there any way to make this tool work? I'll try the good ol' 
'xf86config' too.

But not today, cya later..


Morgan Christiansson wrote:

> Hi, when installing gentoolinux rc3 i downloaded all of them bunzip'd
> and un-tar'd them all onto an ext2 partition and configured as on the page.
> 
> To get XFree4 working i copied my RedHat 7 configuration file to
> /etc/X11/XF86Config-4. It didn't find it but that's not important now
> cause i specified with "startx -- -xf86config /etc/X11/XF86Config-4"
> 
> Well, at first it boot's up nice but after the mode switches and the
> black&white checked background is supposed to show up it just shows a
> black screen (but it's not powersave mode). Has anyone else experienced 
> this?
> 
> I'm attaching /var/log/XFree86.0.log so you can see what happens. No
> error's at the end.
> 
> I'm using a Creative GeForce 256.
> 
> I'd love to send you /var/log/XFree86.0.log but it got overwritten with 
> a "No screens found" error :(
> 
> Problably this is a XFree problem so i'll check the xfree86.org page for 
> more info.



-- 
Morgan Christiansson


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