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Old 12-29-2011, 05:50 PM   #1
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Server is laready active for display 0


Hi all,

I update madriva and cannot start "startx". When I start display login window and I logged and again login window, so again and again. I went to console and try but get a mesage

"Fatal server error"
Server is already active for display 0
Invalid MIT-MAGIC-COOKIE-1 key giving up.

xinit: resources temporaraly unavailable (error 3) unable to connect to server

xinit: no such process (error 3): server error.

If any body can help me will be thankful.

Thanks.

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Old 12-29-2011, 05:52 PM   #2
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From console read the error logs
Code:
cat /home/your_login_here/.xsession-errors"
 
Old 12-29-2011, 05:59 PM   #3
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From console read the error logs
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cat /home/your_login_here/.xsession-errors"
Last line message
"$Display is not set or cannot connect to the X server"

"couldnot open display , check shell DISPLAY variable, and export or setenv it!

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Old 12-29-2011, 06:46 PM   #4
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"Waiting for x server to shut down"
[user_name@localhost ~]$
 
Old 12-29-2011, 06:58 PM   #5
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What is "synaptics"?
 
Old 12-29-2011, 07:01 PM   #6
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Try reboot !
(I am kidding )

What is your X session manager, gdm, kdm ?
Is it a wrong password login error ?

Maybe check these files permissions just in case: ~/.Xauthority and ~/.ICEauthority
(you could as well delete them and attempt to login again)
 
Old 12-29-2011, 07:18 PM   #7
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And show few more than last line.

"synaptics" is software for touchpad.

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Old 12-29-2011, 09:09 PM   #8
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I start once X server by xorg.conf & xorg.conf.old and try again "startx". Now I have I lost all my bookmarks and other setings. I will first finish that all and wil try to restart computer and will see, then let you know.
 
Old 12-30-2011, 05:02 AM   #9
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I don't known how this is done on Mandriva, maybe startx started your root user X session. Did you have opportunity login as normal user after starting X? If not start X server by login manager, for example in Kubuntu it is done by
Code:
service kdm start
for GNOME it will be
Code:
service gdm start
 
Old 12-30-2011, 07:51 AM   #10
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kdm srvice and gdm srvice are unknown to mandriva.

I have the following warning and error,

WARNING: intel:No matching device section for instance (BusID OCI:0:2:1) found

ERROR: intel(0): vm86() syscall generated signal 11
ERROR: No input driver matching 'synaptics'

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Old 12-30-2011, 03:42 PM   #11
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You have something wrong in your xorg.conf. If you have some new xorg, backup your xorg.conf and remove it from /etc/X11 for testing. New version doesn't need it to start. If not - show it.

For starting kdm, you can check
Code:
/etc/init.d/kdm start

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Old 12-31-2011, 10:41 AM   #12
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Is nor not working. Server error 3.

Dear eSelix,
I am thinking to install on new year Ubuntu. Please help me install Ubuntu with clearing complete Mandriva and only ubuntu. Thanks in Advance and happy new year 2012.
 
Old 12-31-2011, 11:20 AM   #13
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If you want to erase everythig from disk, just download CD image, burn it and boot PC from it, during intallation choose installing on whole disk. If not make a backup of important data first. Here you have good installation guide As in Mandriva you probably used KDM, consider installing Kubuntu. I think installation a fresh, newest system is good option, but changing distribution will not magically get rid problems.

Happy New Year.
 
Old 01-06-2012, 04:55 PM   #14
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Thanks for all. I have now UBUNTU latest version and really I have no problem and working very good and smooth.

Thanks again.
 
  


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