Re: Debian Sarge- X not working- i815e mobo
From: Bob Hauck (postmaster_at_localhost.localdomain)
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2004 12:03:09 -0500
On Sun, 5 Dec 2004 17:56:52 -0800, Srikanth NS <email@example.com> wrote:
> Yes, I installed Debian Sarge and as usual, X
> is not working again.
Bummer. Works For Me (TM).
> After the second phase, an error message appeared
> to indicate problem with GDM
> GDM: X server not found !
> /usr/X11R6/bin/x : 0 -audit 0 -auth
> /var/lib/gdm/ : 0 .Xauth -nolisten tcp vt7
> Error: command could not be executed.
> Please install X server or edit /etc/gdm.conf to point
> to the right place
Looks like you forgot to install an X server. No, gdm does not depend
on the X server because it is perfectly possible to run a headless box
that serves X terminals.
Also, did you try to edit gdm.conf? "/usr/X11R6/bin/x" should be
> PS: Why such a good OS cannot recognise a common h/w which all others
> Redhat, Mandrake does by default is beyond me!
PPS: Why people insist on doing things that don't work for them is
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