Bug 82252

Summary: redhat-config-xfree86 will not generate a XF86Config
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Alin Osan <aline>
Component: redhat-config-xfree86Assignee: Brent Fox <bfox>
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Description Alin Osan 2003-01-20 16:04:08 UTC
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Description of problem:
If XF86Config is missing from /etc/X11 redhat-config-xfree86 will not generate a
new config file, and same thing happens if the XF86Config is ruined. Running
"redhat-config-xfree86 --reconfig does not generate a new config file. There is
no other tool to generate a new XF86Config file since xf86config was removed
from XFree86-4.2.99.2-0.20021217.0.i386.rpm.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Delete/move/ruin /etc/X11/XF86Config
2.run redhat-config-xfree86
3.run redhat-config-xfree86 --reconfig
    

Actual Results:  Error message:
"Couldn't start X server, trying with a fresh configuration
Error, cannot start X server."
A new or restored XF86Config is not generated by redhat-config-xfree86

Expected Results:  A new XF86Config file

Additional info:

This is a bug report for RedHat Linux Beta (Phoebe), but I couldn't find an
option to choose a beta product in you bugzilla form.

Comment 1 Brent Fox 2003-01-20 16:08:36 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 82253 ***

Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:51:15 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.