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RE: [SLE] sax2 fails to start, just a blank screen
  • From: Jostein Berntsen <jostber@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 12:21:06 +0200
  • Message-id: <3BB771D6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
You might try to reinstall the xmodules package:

ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/supplementary/X/XFree86/XFree86-4.0.3-SuSE/su
se72-update/

Or install XFree 4.1.0.

Maybe you can use some of this information:

http://sdb.suse.de/en/sdb/html/wessels_sax_basic_configuration.html


Jostein


>===== Original Message From Richard Booth <richard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
=====
>Hi
>
>I am running SuSE 7.2 pro with an AMD K6-2 300mhz and a G200 8mb Matrox
>graphics card. Installing using yast1 leaves you with Sax to configure X,
>however sax2 does not work when configuring xfree86 4. On starting Sax2 it
>detects the G200, asks if acceleration should be started, then goes to a
>black/blank screen, I then have to ctrl+alt+f1 to get back to the console to
>quit with ctrl+c.
>
>I have tried numerous combinations of starting sax2 with and without
>acceleration and I picked up somewhere to try with sax2 -q but no joy. I
>have tried suse support too, but I am still waiting for a reply.
>
>Anybody else have a similiar problem with a G200? Is it a case of manual
>editing xfree86 4 to get X working? If so does anyone have any example
>configs for the G200?
>
>Many thanks
>Richard
>
>
>
>
>
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