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Re: HELP!!! System messed up!

From: suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 17 2011 - 07:32:02 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 6:57 AM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Quoting "D. Marshall Lemcoe Jr." <forum@lemcoe.com>:
>
>> You might just completely remove Xorg and then completely reinstall it
>> to fix your xorg.conf issue.
>>
> So you think I ought to try "yum remove Xorg" and let it go? Will that
> mess up any of my personal settings or will those likely not be touched?

Please don't do that, I would thing that would cause you a whole lot
of more troubles. I would first try to boot by removing the old
xorg.conf out of the way (I'm assuming you use xorg.conf since you
mention nvidia-xconfig). Xorg these days doesn't need an xorg.conf, so
might as well start with that. Also have you run fsck on your disk? As
root `touch /forcefsck` and reboot to do that.

Hopefully that gets you started.

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