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I've been hammering away at this for the past couple days now and I still haven't gotten it to work.

I've installed the base arch setup onto my laptop and I can't get X to start. I keep getting the 'no screens found' error. I've tried multiple xorg.conf's and still to no avail. I've tried using xorgconfig, hwd -x and aticonfig --initial --force but nope.

I might be doing something silly, I dunno, but I like arch so far and I'd like it a whole lot more if I could just get X11 to work.

Rep's for anyone who has any idea of whats wrong.

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do you want a copy of my x? have you tried X -configure ? then mv /root/xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf
    
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Won't work. But typing just X <enter> starts it up fine. I only get the standard X cursor though.

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Won't work. But typing just X <enter> starts it up fine. I only get the standard X cursor though.

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X works
sweet what made it work?
    
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Not a clue. It does though
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I had the same issue when I first started using Arch. After 2 days I finally got Xorg to work; no clue what I did different.
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sorry i meant Xorg -configure before

how you finding it jester?
    
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