What about just using a generic svga x-server to get going? David Hamilton "McAtee, Malcolm" wrote: > > Thank you for your help Daniel --- > > I have tried all of your suggestions. > > I have reinstalled linux several times selecting different xservers each > time. > I have been unable to locate an exact match, and tried using "similar" > drivers. > (It seems that Linux is not as forgiving in this area as windows can be) > Is there somewhere that I can download the specific xserver that I need? > ( I have already tried IBM's Website) > > Thanks Malcolm > > -----Original Message----- > From: Daniel J. Cody [mailto:djc at members.evolt.org] > Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2001 1:03 PM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thelist] x-windows > > Malcolm - > > Make sure xfs is started first. Its the X Font Server, and you'll need > it to run X. If you're running redhat, /etc/rc.d/init.d/xfs start then > try running X > > If that doesn't work, run through the X setup again using Xconfigurator > of xf86config > > If you didn't get the right 'server'(think of an X server as your video > card driver), insert your CD, find the correct package and install it. > > If you need help with any of that, just shout and include more detailed > information :) > > <tip type="Linux HTML editors"> > > If you're new to Linux and looking for an editor that has syntax > highlighting and support for most development languages out there, check > out Bluefish from > http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/ > > </tip> > > .djc. > > "McAtee, Malcolm" wrote: > > > > I aqpologize upfront for the newbie questions - > > > > I bit the bullet and went for the Linux install which went pretty well > > actually---- > > I seem unable to start up x-windows however. > > I went back through the install to make sure that I have added this > package. > > > > I receive error # 111 (connection refused) > > And error #3 (no such service) > > > > It would seem from these errors that the package was not loaded -is this > > correct?? > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt ! > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !