|How to resolve the "fatal server error: no screen found"|
The solution (written by the user A-dog of the GhostBSD forums)forums: topic [Solved] Fatal server error - no screens found was successfully working on a HP Compaq NX 6310 (laptop of Paolo).
Load the cd/dvd and get to the cli to login.
To becoming root by typing
. Of course you have to use the passphrase for your root-account.
To edit a file we need an editor. In this example we will use ee, which is installed by default.
Open the file with the editor ee by typing
Go down to where the driver is identified. This section of the file begins with
There you can change the driver to vesa by having
in your file.
For leaving ee and saving the file
- press the key esc,
- press the key a and then
- press the key a
End the session as root, type
and you are back as the formal user.
Initialize the X session by typing
Now you need to wait until the X server load for you.
Additional info for the solution
On a Acer Aspire One 532 (GMA 3150) you had to add the line 'Modes' to the
SubSection "Display" Depth 24 Modes "1024x600" "800x600" EndSubSection