Just run X from a tty and see what it does ... look in the output or maybe
X >& x.log
what type of Graphics card?
On Thu, 20 Sep 2001, John Madden wrote:
>> I'm having a couple of problems since compiling both kernel 2.4.9
> and XFree86 4.1.0 last night.
>> First, the XFree86 compile isn't loading X properly at all. All I
> get is a screen full of graphical jumble and it stops loading there.
> I've tried recompiling a couple of times and also compiled all the
> new gnome and sawfish packages but to no avail. I run the compile and
> set everything up properly but I still get the screen of garble.
>> Also, since compiling 2.4.9 last night I can't access my cdrom. It
> gives me an error message something like ide_proc_dma fault (I can't
> check now because it hangs the machine).
>> Anyone have any ideas on how to solve these problems.
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