LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Gentoo
User Name
Password
Gentoo This forum is for the discussion of Gentoo Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 03-31-2012, 08:09 AM   #1
gentoo
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2012
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
StartX problem - intel/radeon


Hi,

I have problem with startx on gentoo.

Code:
#startx
hostname: Unknown host
xauth:  file /root/.serverauth.2593 does not exist


X.Org X Server 1.10.4
Release Date: 2011-08-19
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 3.0.6-gentoo x86_64 Gentoo
Current Operating System: Linux hodulak 3.0.6-gentoo #17 SMP Sat March 5 13:03:11 EDT 2011 x86_64
Kernel command line: root=/dev/sda7
Build Date: 30 March 2012  02:06:15PM

Current version of pixman: 0.22.2
        Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sat Mar 31 14:18:28 2011
(==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d"
(EE) Failed to load module "intel" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) Failed to load module "vesa" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) Failed to load module "fbdev" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) No drivers available.

Fatal server error:
no screens found

Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
         at http://wiki.x.org
 for help.
Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.

xinit: giving up
xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused
xinit: server error
There is my dmesg:
Code:
http://paste.pocoo.org/show/574012/
There is Xorg.0.log:
Code:
http://paste.pocoo.org/show/573999/
There is 10-evdev.conf:
Code:
http://paste.pocoo.org/show/574023/
and 50-synaptics.conf
Code:
http://paste.pocoo.org/show/574024/
I have laptot HP dv6-6150ec wih switchable graphics Radeon and Intel.

Can you help me,please? Thank you very much
 
Old 04-03-2012, 02:36 AM   #2
TommyC7
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2012
Distribution: Slackware, CentOS, OpenBSD, FreeBSD
Posts: 435

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Assuming you've followed this guide properly: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/xorg-config.xml and have the correct kernel configurations it requested,

Try a quick "X -configure" to see if it generates the proper Xorg file that you need.

Try emerging ati-drivers and setting your video card in /etc/make.conf to ati via "VIDEO_CARDS=<video card drivers>." I don't recall the name for ati-drivers (it might be ati), but for the open source drivers it is "radeon." If you take this route, you'll need to do an "aticonfig --initial" to initialize the correct Xorg configuration file generated by the closed source proprietary drivers.

If you do get X working with the proprietary drivers, you can use Catalyst to switch between your two video cards.
 
Old 04-04-2012, 01:51 AM   #3
i92guboj
Gentoo support team
 
Registered: May 2008
Location: Lucena, Córdoba (Spain)
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 4,036

Rep: Reputation: 372Reputation: 372Reputation: 372Reputation: 372
Please, check your /etc/make.conf file, specifically for the $VIDEO_DRIVERS variable, and double check that all the drivers you need are defined in there. It seems you need "radeon" and "intel". Check the Gentoo guide, since I am not sure about the concrete grammar for intel chips. You can also add "vesa" as a fallback.

Then simply using "emerge -auDvN world" should (re)compile the needed package(s), including the missing drivers. Pay attention to the use flags for mesa as well, since they will define the opengl capabilities of your system. With radeon I recommend using the gallium backend (in fact I think that nowadays you'll have no choice, but double check).

You can change the settings for the opengl modules using eselect as well, but that's for a later stage.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Radeon 6870 startx xorg display problem pauleibye Linux - Newbie 9 09-13-2011 08:25 PM
[SOLVED] [startx problem] - startx goes to black/grey screen and comes back to command prompt! iNUKE Ubuntu 13 01-07-2011 01:32 PM
upon startx, 64 bit SW 13.1 looses its virt terminals radeon acummings Slackware 2 09-18-2010 01:07 AM
Help with startx in redhat 7.2 with radeon 8500 128 meg sneakerpimp Red Hat 9 11-26-2003 10:01 PM
radeon 9000 help with errors at startx Scruff Linux - Hardware 0 10-03-2003 10:16 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:54 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration