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X server problem in Linux


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beach

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Upon booting up after upgrading MOBO/chip I receive the message that X server cannot be started and does not appear to be set up correctly.

I've picked out the following lines from the X server output. I think I got all the meaningful bits.

X window system version 6.8.2

OS Kernel Linux version 2.6.10-5-386

logfile :"/var/log/Xorg.o.log"

Using config file :"etc/X11/xorg.conf

then three lines, all very similar except for the last few characters!

"/usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libGLcore.a:m_debug_clip.o"

_norm.o

_xform.o

NV: No matching device section for instance (Bus ID PCI:2.0.0)

No devices detected
Fatal server error
no screens found

I am using the same video card as on the old board. It is installed in an AGP slot as on the old board, yet the same OS as before doesn't seem to recorgnise it??!?

Please spoon feed me. My knowlege of Linux is so limited as to be almost nil

Adam :tazz:
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no screens found usually happens when you haven't configured x correctly.

type either xorgconfig or xf86config, depending on your distro. if you're using an lcd monitor, make sure you have the horizontal and vertical frequencies right.
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