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Old 08-18-02, 11:00 PM   #13
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Default tried suggested install error

Hi there,

I'm relatively new to Linux so if I've made any obvious errors, let me know!

I followed the instructions in the above posts on installing w/ rpms as well as with tarballs. When installing the correct rpms (according to and altering the XF86Config-4 file, I am unable to boot up my machine. Instead I keep getting a flickering screen and then finally the message:

INIT "x" respawning too fast. Disabled for 5 minutes.

When I follow the instructions for installing the tarballs (as well as altering the XF86Config-4 file) I get the same message, except this time the screen doesn't flicker and I am able to log in via command line.

I am running RH 7.3 with all of the newest updates (Kernel Please let me know if anyone else is having this problem or if I have done something wrong that I'm not seeing. ~Thanx
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