Subject: Re: Some new user questions
To: Brad Salai <email@example.com>
From: Nicholas Riley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/22/1995 12:32:19
On Thu, 22 Jun 1995, Brad Salai wrote:
> >> (3) The FIRST time I type startx or xinit I get ...
> >> Fatal Server Error;
> >> Can't run X server with no screens!
> >> X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown)
> >This is a bug that I haven't had time to track down. Dt will work
> >similarly, except that it won't fail... It will think it's working,
> >but won't draw anything.
> I have a similar problem, with the additional feature that with two
> screens, I sometimes get only one of the two screens to come up. X works
> normally with one screen, as well as with two, but it often takes a three
> step process
> startx - fail - kill
> startx - one screen - kill
> startx - both screens!!
well, I have a slightly similar problem :)
startx # 1 - "can't run x with no screens!"
startx # 2 - recognizes screen 0, desktop pattern comes up, then coredumps
startx # 3 - "can't run x with no screens!"
startx # 4 - recognizes screens 0 and 1, desktop pattern comes up, coredump
startx # 5 - "can't run x with no screens!"
startx # 6 - recognizes screen 0, same as before.
so I just get one more step inserted, except that X never starts. =)
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