ok, I did this and I now have a black screen with a mouse cursor:
X -configure //forces X to redetect/configure
Now I had an error in console about mouse.... not being detect at /dev/mouse
There is no /dev/mouse for me... in fact it should be set to /dev/input/mice (problem with
I saw an error in the xorg log about fonts so just to be safe I installed the xorg-x11-fonts from
the DVD rpm --oldpackage --nodeps --install --force xorg-x11-fonts-base-1.0.0-2.noarch.rpm
startx works fine and the desktop has loaded...
WELL DONE ME!!!!