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hi.I am new to linux and i installed red hat 8 on my system with windows xp.After
the installation i tried to boot in using boot disk i got while installing.Then it asked me for login and i entered as root and entered the password.I got a prompt as
[[email protected] host root]#
when i entered startx to get into my destop it showed up as something like this
reporting problems(see http:www.xfree86.org?)
Build operating system :linux 2.4.18-11smp i686[elf]
Build host:daffy.perf.redhat.com
module loade present
os kernel:linux version 2.4.18-14
(bh [email protected])
(gcc verson 3.2 20020903(red hat linux 3.2-7))#1wed sep 4 13:35:50 EDT 2002.
marker:(--)probed,(XX)from config file,(==)defaultsetting,(++)from commandline
(!!)notice,(II)informational,(ww)warning,(EE)error,(NI)not implemented,(??)unknown.
(==) log file:"/var/log/xfree86.0log",
time:sat feb 26 23:02:18:2005
(==)using config file:/etc/xii/xf86 config"
(EE)screen(s0 found, but none have a useful configuration
fatal server error.
no screens found
when reporting a problem to a server crash.please send the full server output,not just the last messages.
this can be found in the log file
please report problems to
xfree [email protected]
XIo:fatal io error 104(connection reset by peer)on xserver":a0"
after 0 requests (o known processed)
with 0 events remaining.
[[email protected] root]#
when i typed /etc/inittab
it showed as
denied permission.
when i pressed ctrl-alt-f7 a blank screen showed up and nothing happened

i just dont understand whats goinon here .please help me find my desktop.
i have 500g monitor and intel 845 chipset .please help me.[SIZE=14][SIZE=7][SIZE=14]
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