you are using an older knoppix that uses xfree86. Your Vl is mounted in knoppix as /mnt/hda1
you can "cp /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 /mnt/hda1/etc/X11/xorg.conf" from knoppix and then reboot to VL
to try it out
I tried this and still no joy seem to lacking some files
Looked at the conf log
Failed to Load /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libGLcore.so
Failed to Load module "GLcore"
Failed to load module "speedo"
VESA(0) : no matching mode
Screen(s) found buit none have useful configuration