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Re: [vox-tech] X server help
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Re: [vox-tech] X server help

You could probably force a reinstall of the associated Red
Hat RPMs.  What was the problem with those?

-- Rod

On Monday 10 February 2003 02:53 pm, Jennifer Stickel wrote:
> Hi all,
>     I am having technical difficulties with XFree86.  A while back, I
> tried to update my video drivers.  It worked for the setup that I had
> but not with any of the update that came out (I am using RH 8.0).  So
> recently I tried to get my video card to work with the newer kernel
> version available.  Now I have lost all ability to use X.  I tried
> uninstalling my drivers and it won't rebuild the newest source rpm.  I
> then tried downloading the newest version of XFree86 binaries.  They
> seem to install correctly and the configuration script runs, but doesn't
> make my mouse work properly.  Then when I type startx at the prompt, it
> tries to start X but then I get the error message
> PreInit failed for input device "Mouse1"
> No core pointer
> Fatal server error:
> Failed to initialize core devices
> Can anyone help me to figure out how to get X back and running on
> machine?
> Machine Specs:
> Dell Optiplex
> 512 MB RAM
> NVIDIA Riva TNT2 Model 64 video card
> RedHat 8.0 / Windows 2000 Pro dual boot
> Thanks!!
> Jennifer Stickel

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