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Old 05-16-2008, 07:13 AM   #1
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fatal server error: lockup


Hello!
I just installed Slackware 12.1 with kernel vmlinuz-generic-smp-2.6.24.5-smp. I generated my xorg.conf with xorgsetup. I have the following problem. Sometimes my X server starts ok, but sometimes it fails. I generated a diff from the Xorg.0.log files in both cases. Here is the output of diff between the successful Xorg.0.log and the one generated after a freezing:
23c23
< (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Fri May 16 14:57:24 2008
---
> (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Fri May 16 14:23:54 2008
250c250
< (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules//fonts/libfreetype.so
---
> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/fonts//libfreetype.so
257c257
< (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules//fonts/libtype1.so
---
> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/fonts//libtype1.so
488c488,490
< drmOpenDevice: open result is 10, (OK)
---
> drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device or address)
> drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device or address)
> drmOpenDevice: Open failed
490c492,494
< drmOpenDevice: open result is 10, (OK)
---
> drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device or address)
> drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device or address)
> drmOpenDevice: Open failed
495a500
> (II) [drm] loaded kernel module for "i915" driver.
539c544
< (II) intel(0): 0x000df000-0x000dffff: overlay registers (4 kB, 0x0000000035f74000 physical
---
> (II) intel(0): 0x000df000-0x000dffff: overlay registers (4 kB, 0x00000000331fe000 physical
551c556
< (II) intel(0): [drm] dma control initialized, using IRQ 18
---
> (II) intel(0): [drm] dma control initialized, using IRQ 17
626a632,683
> Error in I830WaitLpRing(), timeout for 2 seconds
> pgetbl_ctl: 0x4ffe0001getbl_err: 0x39
> ipeir: 0 iphdr: 54f00006
> LP ring tail: 1fe0 head: 2000 len: 1f001 start 0
> eir: 0 esr: 10 emr: ff7b
> instdone: ffc1 instpm: 0
> memmode: 0 instps: 20
> hwstam: fffe ier: 2 imr: 53c iir: 80
> Ring at virtual 0xafa26000 head 0x2000 tail 0x1fe0 count 32760
> 00001f80: 00000000
> 00001f84: 00000000
> 00001f88: 00000000
> 00001f8c: 00000000
> 00001f90: 00000000
> 00001f94: 00000000
> 00001f98: 00000000
> 00001f9c: 00000000
> 00001fa0: 00000000
> 00001fa4: 00000000
> 00001fa8: 00000000
> 00001fac: 00000000
> 00001fb0: 00000000
> 00001fb4: 00000000
> 00001fb8: 00000000
> 00001fbc: 00000000
> 00001fc0: 00000000
> 00001fc4: 00000000
> 00001fc8: 00000000
> 00001fcc: 00000000
> 00001fd0: 00000000
> 00001fd4: 00000000
> 00001fd8: 00000000
> 00001fdc: 00000000
> 00001fe0: 00000000
> 00001fe4: 00000000
> 00001fe8: 00000000
> 00001fec: 00000000
> 00001ff0: 00000000
> 00001ff4: 00000000
> 00001ff8: 00000000
> 00001ffc: 00000000
> 00002000: f000eef3
> Ring end
> space: 24 wanted 32
> (II) intel(0): [drm] removed 1 reserved context for kernel
> (II) intel(0): [drm] unmapping 8192 bytes of SAREA 0xf8f0c000 at 0xb7b5f000
> (II) intel(0): [drm] Closed DRM master.
>
> Fatal server error:
> lockup
>
> (II) AIGLX: Suspending AIGLX clients for VT switch


My Xorg.conf is:

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "X.org Configured"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
RgbPath "/usr/share/X11/rgb"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/TTF"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/OTF"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
Load "extmod"
Load "xtrap"
Load "record"
Load "GLcore"
Load "dbe"
Load "dri"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us,bg,de"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Monitor Model"
DisplaySize 260.1 195.1
Modeline "1024x768_100.00" 113.31 1024 1096 1208 1392 768 769 772 814 -HSync +Vsync
EndSection

Section "Device"
### Available Driver options are:-
### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
### [arg]: arg optional
#Option "NoAccel" # [<bool>]
#Option "SWcursor" # [<bool>]
#Option "ColorKey" # <i>
#Option "CacheLines" # <i>
#Option "Dac6Bit" # [<bool>]
#Option "DRI" # [<bool>]
#Option "NoDDC" # [<bool>]
#Option "ShowCache" # [<bool>]
#Option "XvMCSurfaces" # <i>
#Option "PageFlip" # [<bool>]
Identifier "Card0"
Driver "intel"
VendorName "Intel Corporation"
BoardName "82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device"
BusID "PCI:0:2:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Card0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection


I am at a loss. Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Regards,
Martin
 
Old 05-16-2008, 08:48 AM   #2
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I got a little further:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=432110

It is a bug, but I still cannot find out whether a solution exists.
 
Old 05-16-2008, 03:19 PM   #3
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I googled a lot. Some users report a solution to this problem by disabling direct rendering in xorg.conf. However, this does not solve the promlem in my case:

Error in I830WaitLpRing(), timeout for 2 seconds
pgetbl_ctl: 0x4ffe0001getbl_err: 0x21
ipeir: 0 iphdr: 54f00006
LP ring tail: 1ea8 head: 1ecc len: 1f001 start 0
eir: 0 esr: 10 emr: ff7b
instdone: ff41 instpm: 0
memmode: 0 instps: 31
hwstam: ffff ier: 0 imr: ffff iir: 0
Ring at virtual 0xafa66000 head 0x1ecc tail 0x1ea8 count 32759
00001e4c: 00000000
00001e50: 00000000
00001e54: 00000000
00001e58: 00000000
00001e5c: 00000000
00001e60: 00000000
00001e64: 00000000
00001e68: 00000000
00001e6c: 00000000
00001e70: 00000000
00001e74: 00000000
00001e78: 00000000
00001e7c: 00000000
00001e80: 00000000
00001e84: 00000000
00001e88: 00000000
00001e8c: 00000000
00001e90: 00000000
00001e94: 00000000
00001e98: 00000000
00001e9c: 00000000
00001ea0: 00000000
00001ea4: 00000000
00001ea8: 00000000
00001eac: 00000000
00001eb0: 00000000
00001eb4: 00000000
00001eb8: 00000000
00001ebc: 00000000
00001ec0: 00000000
00001ec4: 00000000
00001ec8: 00000000
00001ecc: 00000000
Ring end
space: 28 wanted 32

Fatal server error:
lockup

Error in I830WaitLpRing(), timeout for 2 seconds
pgetbl_ctl: 0x4ffe0001getbl_err: 0x21
ipeir: 0 iphdr: 54f00006
LP ring tail: 1eb0 head: 1ecc len: 1f001 start 0
eir: 0 esr: 10 emr: ff7b
instdone: ff41 instpm: 0
memmode: 0 instps: 31
hwstam: ffff ier: 0 imr: ffff iir: 0
Ring at virtual 0xafa66000 head 0x1ecc tail 0x1eb0 count 32761
00001e4c: 00000000
00001e50: 00000000
00001e54: 00000000
00001e58: 00000000
00001e5c: 00000000
00001e60: 00000000
00001e64: 00000000
00001e68: 00000000
00001e6c: 00000000
00001e70: 00000000
00001e74: 00000000
00001e78: 00000000
00001e7c: 00000000
00001e80: 00000000
00001e84: 00000000
00001e88: 00000000
00001e8c: 00000000
00001e90: 00000000
00001e94: 00000000
00001e98: 00000000
00001e9c: 00000000
00001ea0: 00000000
00001ea4: 00000000
00001ea8: 00000000
00001eac: 00000000
00001eb0: 00000000
00001eb4: 00000000
00001eb8: 00000000
00001ebc: 00000000
00001ec0: 00000000
00001ec4: 00000000
00001ec8: 00000000
00001ecc: 00000000
Ring end
space: 20 wanted 131064

FatalError re-entered, aborting
lockup


My relevant hardware is:

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE/PE DRAM Controller/Host-Hub Interface (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 03)

Thanks
 
Old 05-16-2008, 04:23 PM   #4
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Take a look here.
 
Old 05-17-2008, 04:42 AM   #5
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Take a look here.
I looked at the threads you suggested. So long I as I could understand the solution should be reinstalling the
xf86-video-intel-2.2.1-i486-1.tgz
xf86-video-i810-1.7.4-i486-2.tgz

packages. I did that and then startx started working. I reenabled DRI and there was no problem. However, when I rebooted this morning the old problem reappeared. It was even worse: just a black screen, not even jumbled colours. After I rebooted there was no error message in Xorg.0.log, but /var/log/syslog reported:

May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: Using IPI No-Shortcut mode
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: rtc_cmos: probe of 00:02 failed with error -16
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: ACPI Exception (processor_core-0816): AE_NOT_FOUND, Processor Device is not present [20070126]
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: Firmware space is locked read-only. If you can't or
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: don't want to disable this in firmware setup, and if
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: you are certain that your system has a functional
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: RNG, try using the 'no_fwh_detect' option.

I tried adding "options intel_rng no_fwh_detect" to a file in /etc/modprobe.d, but there was no effect. Then I removed this option and reinstalled the two above mentioned packages once again. I got the screen with jumbled colours and system freeze. What I finally did is disabling DRI and Composite in xorg.conf. Now I can startx. It seems that after rebooting startx is also succesful, but I do not bet. I really do not know what will happen when I reboot tomorrow.

Does someone see any further than me? I have no clue.
 
Old 05-17-2008, 05:52 AM   #6
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After I rebooted there was no error message in Xorg.0.log, but /var/log/syslog reported:

May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: Using IPI No-Shortcut mode
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: rtc_cmos: probe of 00:02 failed with error -16
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: ACPI Exception (processor_core-0816): AE_NOT_FOUND, Processor Device is not present [20070126]
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: Firmware space is locked read-only. If you can't or
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: don't want to disable this in firmware setup, and if
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: you are certain that your system has a functional
May 17 10:23:06 marto kernel: intel_rng: RNG, try using the 'no_fwh_detect' option.

I tried adding "options intel_rng no_fwh_detect" to a file in /etc/modprobe.d, but there was no effect.
This errors are not Xorg related: CONFIG_RTC option is enabled unconditionally in kernel .config file, an ACPI Exception error related to your motherboard capabilities and an Intel Random Number Generator error, related to your motherboard too.

Back to X server, can you post here your xorg.conf file?
 
Old 05-17-2008, 06:02 AM   #7
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Here is my xorg.conf. I posted it in my first post, but here it is again with the DRI and Composite disabled so that I can startx. I should emphasize that disabling that functionality did not work until I reinstalled the two packages suggested.

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "X.org Configured"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
RgbPath "/usr/share/X11/rgb"
ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/TTF"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/OTF"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
Load "extmod"
Load "xtrap"
Load "record"
Load "GLcore"
Load "dbe"
# Load "dri"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us,bg,de"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
ModelName "Monitor Model"
DisplaySize 260.1 195.1
Modeline "1024x768_100.00" 113.31 1024 1096 1208 1392 768 769 772 814 -HSync +Vsync
EndSection

Section "Device"
### Available Driver options are:-
### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
### [arg]: arg optional
#Option "NoAccel" # [<bool>]
#Option "SWcursor" # [<bool>]
#Option "ColorKey" # <i>
#Option "CacheLines" # <i>
#Option "Dac6Bit" # [<bool>]
Option "DRI" "False" # [<bool>]
#Option "NoDDC" # [<bool>]
#Option "ShowCache" # [<bool>]
#Option "XvMCSurfaces" # <i>
#Option "PageFlip" # [<bool>]
Identifier "Card0"
Driver "intel"
VendorName "Intel Corporation"
BoardName "82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device"
BusID "PCI:0:2:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Card0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768"
EndSubSection
EndSection

#Section "Extensions"
# Option "Composite" "Disable"
#EndSection

#Section "DRI"
# Mode 0666
#EndSection
 
Old 05-17-2008, 06:18 AM   #8
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(...)
DisplaySize 260.1 195.1
Modeline "1024x768_100.00" 113.31 1024 1096 1208 1392 768 769 772 814 -HSync +Vsync
(...)
Did you try without these 2 lines above?
Did you try with:
Code:
Driver      "i810"
 
Old 05-17-2008, 07:13 AM   #9
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Did you try without these 2 lines above?
Did you try with:
Code:
Driver      "i810"
Previously I had tried without the Modeline and displaysize with no difference. Now I experimented with Driver i810 and ran into another epic of frustration. Right after the change I reenabled the DRI and Composite and X started ok. There was direct rendering. I rebooted to make sure that things are finally stable. Again the jumbled colours freeze. I disabled DRI and Composite, but troubles persisted. I reinstalled the two packages first
xf86-video-intel-2.2.1-i486-1.tgz and then
xf86-video-i810-1.7.4-i486-2.tgz. Again freeze. I reinstalled them in reversed order and then started X ok. Now I am writing from X and I am really afraid to reboot ...
 
Old 05-17-2008, 08:11 PM   #10
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After some more experimenting I found out that the only way to startx successfully after a reboot is to first reinstall the xf86-video-intel-2.2.1-i486-1.tgz package and then issue startx.

Does someone know how to solve that frustrating issue? I do not feel like reinstalling that package each time I boot. As a last resort I will add "installpkg xf86-video-intel-2.2.1-i486-1.tgz" to my rc.local.
 
Old 05-18-2008, 03:59 AM   #11
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Ok, this will be my final cross-posting.

So I have the following final results for the weird behaviour of my 12.1 system:
After a fresh reboot startx always fails with a server lockup.
After a fresh reboot with a fresh installation of the stock xf86-video-intel package, startx is successful provided that DRI is disabled in xorg.conf.

X starts ok with direct rendering only if:
1.Reboot 2.startx with the DRI-disabled xorg.conf. 3. log out of X and startx with the DRI enabled xorg.conf. If I attempt to startx with the DRI-enabled xorg.conf directly after a fresh installation of the xf86-video-intel package, I end up with the lockup and system freeze.

My system used to work quite stably and predictably in 12.0. I have no idea what is happening at all. I would be thankful if you give some clues on what else I could check to track down what actually is happening. I would be happy if you at least direct me to the suitable forum to ask about these weird X server lockups. So long as I can see from google, the latter do not seem to be Slackware specific, although some slackers have found individual solutions.
 
Old 05-18-2008, 07:58 AM   #12
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OK, this is seems to have nothing to do with the two packages above. After I added their installing to rc.local, at some reboots startx was successful and at some not.

I kompared the difference between the Xorg.0.logs after a successful and after an unsuccessful startx and these are the only different lines:

Unsuccessful:
(II) intel(0): 0x000df000-0x000dffff: overlay registers (4 kB, 0x00000000353b6000 physical
)
Successful:
(II) intel(0): 0x000df000-0x000dffff: overlay registers (4 kB, 0x0000000035373000 physical
)

And this is the error appended to the unsuccessful Xorg.0.log:

Error in I830WaitLpRing(), timeout for 2 seconds
pgetbl_ctl: 0x4ffe0001getbl_err: 0x39
ipeir: 0 iphdr: 54f00006
LP ring tail: 18fe8 head: 19000 len: 1f001 start 0
eir: 0 esr: 10 emr: ff7b
instdone: ffc1 instpm: 0
memmode: 0 instps: 2f
hwstam: ffff ier: 0 imr: ffff iir: 0
Ring at virtual 0xafac3000 head 0x19000 tail 0x18fe8 count 32762
00018f80: 00000000
00018f84: 00000000
00018f88: 00000000
00018f8c: 00000000
00018f90: 00000000
00018f94: 00000000
00018f98: 00000000
00018f9c: 00000000
00018fa0: 00000000
00018fa4: 00000000
00018fa8: 00000000
00018fac: 00000000
00018fb0: 00000000
00018fb4: 00000000
00018fb8: 00000000
00018fbc: 00000000
00018fc0: 00000000
00018fc4: 00000000
00018fc8: 00000000
00018fcc: 00000000
00018fd0: 00000000
00018fd4: 00000000
00018fd8: 00000000
00018fdc: 00000000
00018fe0: 00000000
00018fe4: 00000000
00018fe8: 00000000
00018fec: 00000000
00018ff0: 00000000
00018ff4: 00000000
00018ff8: 00000000
00018ffc: 00000000
00019000: f000eef3
Ring end
space: 16 wanted 32

Fatal server error:
lockup

Error in I830WaitLpRing(), timeout for 2 seconds
pgetbl_ctl: 0x4ffe0001getbl_err: 0x39
ipeir: 0 iphdr: 54f00006
LP ring tail: 18ff0 head: 19000 len: 1f001 start 0
eir: 0 esr: 10 emr: ff7b
instdone: ffc1 instpm: 0
memmode: 0 instps: 2f
hwstam: ffff ier: 0 imr: ffff iir: 0
Ring at virtual 0xafac3000 head 0x19000 tail 0x18ff0 count 32764
00018f80: 00000000
00018f84: 00000000
00018f88: 00000000
00018f8c: 00000000
00018f90: 00000000
00018f94: 00000000
00018f98: 00000000
00018f9c: 00000000
00018fa0: 00000000
00018fa4: 00000000
00018fa8: 00000000
00018fac: 00000000
00018fb0: 00000000
00018fb4: 00000000
00018fb8: 00000000
00018fbc: 00000000
00018fc0: 00000000
00018fc4: 00000000
00018fc8: 00000000
00018fcc: 00000000
00018fd0: 00000000
00018fd4: 00000000
00018fd8: 00000000
00018fdc: 00000000
00018fe0: 00000000
00018fe4: 00000000
00018fe8: 00000000
00018fec: 00000000
00018ff0: 00000000
00018ff4: 00000000
00018ff8: 00000000
00018ffc: 00000000
00019000: f000eef3
Ring end
space: 8 wanted 131064

FatalError re-entered, aborting
lockup

I am at a loss.

Regards,
Martin
 
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I'm a slackware newbie so take my advice as such.

However, I have the same onboard video (Intel 82845G/GL) and what I have found is that in 12.1 the "i810" driver gives me the best results. The intel driver was too unpredictable and gave errors. Don't keep reinstalling both drivers because from what I understand the whole problem is that they share common files that are overwriting each other.

Reinstall the "i810" driver and only that one. You can do that from console so don't bother starting up X yet. Then run xorgconfig (not xorgsetup) and walk through the steps. It's very straightforward, but make sure you know the horizontal and vertical sync range for your monitor. When asked which driver to use select "i810".

That worked for me and my video flies now.

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I'm a slackware newbie so take my advice as such.

However, I have the same onboard video (Intel 82845G/GL) and what I have found is that in 12.1 the "i810" driver gives me the best results. The intel driver was too unpredictable and gave errors. Don't keep reinstalling both drivers because from what I understand the whole problem is that they share common files that are overwriting each other.

Reinstall the "i810" driver and only that one. You can do that from console so don't bother starting up X yet. Then run xorgconfig (not xorgsetup) and walk through the steps. It's very straightforward, but make sure you know the horizontal and vertical sync range for your monitor. When asked which driver to use select "i810".

That worked for me and my video flies now.

Dig
Thank you very much indeed! That worked. I reinstalled only the i810 driver, changed the driver in xorg.conf from "intel" to "i810", added my monitor's refresh rates and everything seems all right now. At least after 4 consecutive reboots startx is successful. Thank you again!

Regards,
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Cool. Thanks for letting us know you got it worked out.
 
  


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