Setting-up FreeBSD 4.6 on my computer !

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Mon Mar 31 17:19:24 PST 2003

I bought FreeBSD 4.6  OS which includes 4 discs  and FreeBSD Toolkit (March 2002) which includes 6 discs and 'The FreeBSD HANDBOOK' 2nd Edition [WindRiver] ; all of this from BSDmall website in Augest 2002 and they ship it to me in Saudi Arabia by UPS.

I tried to install it on my computer , but always the configuration of XFree86 - X window system failed . I get the message ( ..... XFree86 configuraion seems to have failed .....);and I tried again these days [March 2003] , after about  7 months from first tries after giving-up and using again the ugly Windows 98,ME,2000,XP.
It seems to be working ! but I saw problems or error messages like , your server is misconfigured or fatal server error after I type startx , I think I solve it by using "/stand/sysinstall" and then 'Do post installation', 'Configure XFree86' and I tried all the three methodes ; the graphical,the half graphical text,and the text mode. I choosed kde or K desktop environment and I tried startx ,it works fine but in 640x480 I think ,so in some windows I cannot see the buttons like Apply OK Cancel on the bottom of the window. I don't know how to setup Internet dial-up with conquror browser but I did wrote proxies for HTTP and FTP ,I read the help for KDE and Conquror but did not find what I want . I tried and tried to change the resolution but never succeded,I tried to use gnome (sawfish) to startx but never worked;I get Fatal server error messages after I Configure XFree86 by /stand/sysinstall as mentioned above; correctly and test XFree86 by typing  
"XFree86 xf86config" and then get blue and black grid or some times (white or gray) and black grid and both withe X mouse cursor .

So I thought it is better to reinstall,but never succeded in viewing KDE , I only get the picture in the bottom half of my screen and things like cursor , text , writing , windows look very big,so I tried to change the resolution because I think it is the problem but I get the same, I also tried xdm but it is just flashing or go between two modes (the text and trying to view the window of XFree86 : login & password ) I hope this is clear.

And now I am stuck with windows{98SE,ME,2000,XP} so will you help me get rid of windows and have FreeBSD running on my mashine ??         I wish you will .

My computer is 
pentium 166 MHz with MMX and 128 MB of RAM,  20 GB hard disc, 40x TEAC CD-ROM ,and  48X-12X-40X TEAC CD-RW that is (48x read, 12x rewrite, 40x write),
floppy drive, s3 I think VGA card [s3 trio32/64  and 2 MB memory written in windows OSs] , sound card I think it is 'crystal' but not sure , Motorola SM 56 modem , 15" CTX color monitor (I view 800x600 32bit color, 1024x768 16bit color)on windows .

I hope this is enough info. about my mashine.
I also tried to run FreeBSD 4.6 on my sister's mashine which is newer than mine but never never succeded in configuring XFree86 after testing it right ; I always get the message ( .... seems to have failed ...) as I mentioned before with my mashine. And also whenever type startx I got fatal server error (the EE is no driver or no monitor or screen ).
Her computer is pentium3  866MHz , 128 MB RAM , VGA or SVGA card is some model of 's3' with 8 MB memory and 15" SAMSUNG SyncMaster 550s monitor.

I know my message is long , but I don't know what to do .

Thanks .     
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