Linux XF86config help ::debian::

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  1. z y i r o

    z y i r o Guest

    im having probs getting into X on y debian box i

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    amd t-bird 1.4
    soyo dragon kt266
    256 mb pc 2100
    nvidia riva tnt2 32 mb ago video
    20 mb maxtor 7200 hard drive
    d-link 10/100 lan card
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    i installed all required nvidia drivers from the nvidia site and edited my xfree86config file as stated at debian. org and cant get into X anyone got any ideas the following is my xf86config file and then the log file is next


    Code:
    ### BEGIN DEBCONF SECTION
    # XF86Config-4 (XFree86 server configuration file) generated by dexconf, the
    # Debian X Configuration tool, using values from the debconf database.
    #
    # Edit this file with caution, and see the XF86Config-4 manual page.
    # (Type "man XF86Config-4" at the shell prompt.)
    #
    # If you want your changes to this file preserved by dexconf, only make changes
    # before the "### BEGIN DEBCONF SECTION" line above, and/or after the
    # "### END DEBCONF SECTION" line below.
    #
    # To change things within the debconf section, run the command:
    #   dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
    # as root.  Also see "How do I add custom sections to a dexconf-generated
    # XF86Config or XF86Config-4 file?" in /usr/share/doc/xfree86-common/FAQ.gz.
    
    Section "Files"
    	FontPath	"unix/:7100"			# local font server
    	# if the local font server has problems, we can fall back on these
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc"
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1"
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo"
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi"
    	FontPath	"/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Module"
    	Load	"GLcore"
    	Load	"bitmap"
    	Load	"dbe"
    	Load	"ddc"
    	Load	"dri"
    	Load	"extmod"
    	Load	"freetype"
    	Load	"glx"
    	Load	"int10"
    	Load	"pex5"
    	Load	"record"
    	Load	"speedo"
    	Load	"type1"
    	Load	"vbe"
    	Load	"xie"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
    	Driver		"keyboard"
    	Option		"CoreKeyboard"
    	Option		"XkbRules"	"xfree86"
    	Option		"XkbModel"	"pc104"
    	Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"Configured Mouse"
    	Driver		"mouse"
    	Option		"CorePointer"
    	Option		"Device"		"/dev/psaux"
    	Option		"Protocol"		"NetScrollPS/2"
    	Option		"Emulate3Buttons"	"true"
    	Option		"ZAxisMapping"		"4 5"
    EndSection
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    	Identifier	"Generic Mouse"
    	Driver		"mouse"
    	Option		"SendCoreEvents"	"true"
    	Option		"Device"		"/dev/input/mice"
    	Option		"Protocol"		"ImPS/2"
    	Option		"Emulate3Buttons"	"true"
    	Option		"ZAxisMapping"		"4 5"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Device"
    	Identifier	"Generic Video Card"
    	Driver		"nvidia"
    	Option		"UseFBDev"		"true"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Monitor"
    	Identifier	"Generic Monitor"
    	HorizSync	30-57
    	VertRefresh	43-72
    	Option		"DPMS"
    EndSection
    
    Section "Screen"
    	Identifier	"Default Screen"
    	Device		"Generic Video Card"
    	Monitor		"Generic Monitor"
    	DefaultDepth	16
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Depth		1
    		Modes		"1024x768" "1400x1050" "800x600"
    	EndSubSection
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Depth		4
    		Modes		"1024x768" "1400x1050" "800x600"
    	EndSubSection
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Depth		8
    		Modes		"1024x768" "1400x1050" "800x600"
    	EndSubSection
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Depth		15
    		Modes		"1024x768" "1400x1050" "800x600"
    	EndSubSection
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Depth		16
    		Modes		"1024x768" "1400x1050" "800x600"
    	EndSubSection
    	SubSection "Display"
    		Depth		24
    		Modes		"1024x768" "1400x1050" "800x600"
    	EndSubSection
    EndSection
    
    Section "ServerLayout"
    	Identifier	"Default Layout"
    	Screen		"Default Screen"
    	InputDevice	"Generic Keyboard"
    	InputDevice	"Configured Mouse"
    	InputDevice	"Generic Mouse"
    EndSection
    
    Section "DRI"
    	Mode	0666
    EndSection
    
    ### END DEBCONF SECTION
    


    Code:
    
    This is a pre-release version of XFree86, and is not supported in any
    way.  Bugs may be reported to [email][email protected][/email] and patches submitted
    to [email][email protected][/email].  Before reporting bugs in pre-release versions,
    please check the latest version in the XFree86 CVS repository
    ([url]http://www.XFree86.Org/cvs[/url])
    
    XFree86 Version 4.1.0.1 / X Window System
    (protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6510)
    Release Date: 21 December 2001
    	If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is
    	newer than the above date, look for a newer version before
    	reporting problems.  (See [url]http://www.XFree86.Org/FAQ[/url])
    Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.17 i686 [ELF] 
    Module Loader present
    (==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Tue Jan  2 20:06:05 2001
    (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4"
    Parse error on line 16 of section (null) in file /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
    	"
    " is not a valid keyword in this section.
    (EE) Problem parsing the config file
    (EE) Error from xf86HandleConfigFile()
    
    Fatal server error:
    no screens found
    
    When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
    the full server output, not just the last messages.
    This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
    Please report problems to [email][email protected][/email].
    


    any help will be greatly appreciated
     
  2. Aimless

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    What's this log file say?

    /var/log/XFree86.0.log

    I just went line by line through your config (not an easy task when I'm hammered) and compared it to mine and didn't see anything.
     

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