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    X not working [Solved]


    If you read my other thread you know i was trying to update my system and ive been having problems, but while i was updating it deleted X and now im stuck in text only mode. I keep trying to get X started again but this big error messege basically saying i have no drivers comes up. I would post the exact messege but i dont know how to copy when its like this.

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    If you are moving to the new modular Xorg7, then you will have to specify what you want in your make.conf. You should put a line in make.conf that says (at the least)
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    INPUT_DEVICES="keyboard mouse"
    And another line that say
    Code:
    VIDEO_CARDS=""
    Put whatever video cards you have in there (such as nvidia, nv, ati, radeon, etc...).

    That should get you the basic drivers, and allow X to start if you are using modular X.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gruven
    If you are moving to the new modular Xorg7, then you will have to specify what you want in your make.conf. You should put a line in make.conf that says (at the least)
    Code:
    INPUT_DEVICES="keyboard mouse"
    And another line that say
    Code:
    VIDEO_CARDS=""
    Put whatever video cards you have in there (such as nvidia, nv, ati, radeon, etc...).

    That should get you the basic drivers, and allow X to start if you are using modular X.
    I dont know what video card i have its intergrated

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    An "lspci" should tell you which card you have.

    http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/deskto...ar-x-howto.xml

    That is the how-to for the modular X. You should be able to get it runnung using that.

    To copy paste in CLI, just highlight it with the mouse (assuming you have gpm running) and middle click in another VT and it will paste what is highlighted.

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    I dont know if this is right but under the VGA part it says Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Broookdale -G]/GE Chipset Intergrated Graphics Card...so what part of that should i put in the make.conf

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    From a quick Google search, it looks as if the Intel 82845 chipset uses the i810 driver. Try that and post back if it doesn't work.

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    nope doesnt work, it says it failed to load bitmap and pci device modules

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    From what I am seeing on the Gentoo forums, you need to compile the Intel 915 driver as a module while compiling your kernel, and put "i810" in your video card selection.

    A couple of links that may help you:
    http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t...ht-82845g.html
    http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/dri-howto.xml

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    i recompiled the newest kernel pick all the modules you said and i still get the same error messege, it wont let me copy from the terminal to links so i cant post the exact error

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    i managed to see something else when i try to do xorgcfg, some about failing to load a listener for inet6

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