Just to say the problem is known :-p :
"Computers are like air conditioners - They stop working properly when
you open Windows !"
Chris Mohler wrote:
Just a suggestion - you might look at a couple of the Knoppix distros
out there and see how they accomplish detecting the correct X
I've only tinkered with a couple of them - clusterknoppix, and one
called dyne-bolic or something like that. Both seemed to do a fair
job of bringing X up "automagically".