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Ok ive made a swap at the begining as logical and type (82) its twice the size of my ram,And a primary partition as type 83 and made it bootable ...
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- 09-17-2005 #1
x not starting for user or root.
Ok ive made a swap at the begining as logical and type (82) its twice the size of my ram,And a primary partition as type 83 and made it bootable and then write,typed yes then quit,Is this the best way to partition for the slackware im having problems when i reboot at the finish and make a user acount start x wont start the user, and my screen resolution is jamed on 640 x 480 ,and my /etc/X11/xorg.conf is full of zero's.It's the same in root and the nividia drivers did nothing.
- 09-17-2005 #2
- 09-17-2005 #3
Well i was told to make a user ,so i didn't log in as root.So i did useradd james then passwd james as root,after that was done i came out of root and loged in as james then typed startx this gave me many errors like no fonts no windows no gnome and so on,When i log in as root its stuck in the 640 x mode,when i get online with the slackware then i will post my /etc/X11/xorg.conf,but at this time i'm lost.
- 09-17-2005 #4
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Have you tried reconfiguring xorg.conf? Just do "xorgconfig" as root and answer the questtions correctly.
And can you get into the X system but jumping right into run level 4 (typing "init 4" as root)?
- 09-17-2005 #5
Ok that seems to of helped thxs,but im still using root i have made a user acount with useradd james but when i log in and startx with james i get this error,
time out in loading athority file.//.x athority.
- 01-08-2008 #6
hey i know youve probably fixed this or moved on but this happened to me and the only way i found to get around it was to use useradd -m instead of plain useradd. i dont exactly know what it does, but it worked for me!
- 01-08-2008 #7
Hi stinkoman !
This thread is pretty old. I would suggest to post suggestions in a bit recent threads only.