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Old 12-31-02, 01:10 PM   #1
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Angry xf86config file

where is it and how do i edit it from a command prompt??

after i installed the drivers from nvidia's site(for redhat 8.0) xserver won't start .
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Old 12-31-02, 02:42 PM   #2
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ok figured out that you type:

vi /etc/x11/xf86Config

there wasn't a -4 version in the directory. i've added, and deleted the nessecary info in the file, but how do i save and exit out of vi ???

thx for the help!!!
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Old 12-31-02, 02:46 PM   #3
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ZZ Save file and quit
:x Save file and quit
:wq Save ("write") file and quit
:w Save file
:w! Save file (overriding protection)

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thx it worked!!!

now i get a screen prob :-/ !!!

read this: http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...&threadid=5248
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