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Old 03-16-2012, 02:58 AM   #1
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Unhappy After upgrade, xorg fails and I get black screen


# lspci | grep VGA
04:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage XL (rev 27)
# uname -r
3.0.13-std241-amd64

# Xorg -version
X.Org X Server 1.12.0
Release Date: 2012-03-04
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.9-1-ARCH x86_64
Current Operating System: Linux sysresccd 3.0.13-std241-amd64 #2 SMP Fri Dec 9 18:41:43 UTC 2011 x86_64
Build Date: 05 March 2012 05:59:48AM

Current version of pixman: 0.24.4
Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.

# pacman -Qs xf86-video
local/xf86-video-ati 6.14.3-2 (xorg-drivers xorg)
X.org ati video driver
local/xf86-video-fbdev 0.4.2-6 (xorg-drivers xorg)
X.org framebuffer video driver
local/xf86-video-mach64 6.9.0-3 (xorg-drivers xorg)
X.org mach64 video driver
local/xf86-video-vesa 2.3.0-8 (xorg-drivers xorg)
X.org vesa video driver

/boot/grub/menu.lst

Quote:
# DEVICE NAME CONVERSIONS
# Config file for GRUB - The GNU GRand Unified Bootloader
# /boot/grub/menu.lst
#
# Linux Grub
# -------------------------
# /dev/fd0 (fd0)
# /dev/sda (hd0)
# /dev/sdb2 (hd1,1)
# /dev/sda3 (hd0,2)
#

# FRAMEBUFFER RESOLUTION SETTINGS
# +-------------------------------------------------+
# | 640x480 800x600 1024x768 1280x1024
# ----+--------------------------------------------
# 256 | 0x301=769 0x303=771 0x305=773 0x307=775
# 32K | 0x310=784 0x313=787 0x316=790 0x319=793
# 64K | 0x311=785 0x314=788 0x317=791 0x31A=794
# 16M | 0x312=786 0x315=789 0x318=792 0x31B=795
# +-------------------------------------------------+
# for more details and different resolutions see
# https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php...fer_resolution

# general configuration:
timeout 5
default 0
color light-blue/black light-cyan/blue

# boot sections follow
# each is implicitly numbered from 0 in the order of appearance below
#
# TIP: If you want a 1024x768 framebuffer, add "vga=773" to your kernel line.
#
#-*

# (0) Arch Linux
title Arch
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-linux root=/dev/mapper/grup ro nomodeset
initrd /initramfs-linux.img

# (1) Arch Linux
title Arch Fallback
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-linux root=/dev/mapper/grup-raiz ro nomodeset
initrd /initramfs-linux-fallback.img

# (3) RESCUE
title RESCUE
kernel /rescue64 subdir=/ setkmap=us
initrd initram.igz
boot


# (7) Windows
#title Windows
#rootnoverify (hd0,0)
#makeactive
#chainloader +1
/var/log/Xorg.0.log

Quote:
[ 59.488]
X.Org X Server 1.12.0
Release Date: 2012-03-04
[ 59.488] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[ 59.488] Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.9-1-ARCH x86_64
[ 59.489] Current Operating System: Linux vala 3.2.9-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 1 09:31:13 CET 2012 x86_64
[ 59.489] Kernel command line: root=/dev/mapper/grupito-raiz cryptdevice=/dev/sda3:grupito ro
[ 59.489] Build Date: 05 March 2012 05:59:48AM
[ 59.489]
[ 59.489] Current version of pixman: 0.24.4
[ 59.489] Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
[ 59.490] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[ 59.491] (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu Mar 15 20:53:12 2012
[ 59.549] (==) Using config directory: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d"
[ 59.561] (==) No Layout section. Using the first Screen section.
[ 59.561] (==) No screen section available. Using defaults.
[ 59.561] (**) |-->Screen "Default Screen Section" (0)
[ 59.561] (**) | |-->Monitor "<default monitor>"
[ 59.561] (==) No monitor specified for screen "Default Screen Section".
Using a default monitor configuration.
[ 59.561] (==) Automatically adding devices
[ 59.561] (==) Automatically enabling devices
[ 59.683] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/OTF/" does not exist.
[ 59.683] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 59.707] (WW) `fonts.dir' not found (or not valid) in "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/".
[ 59.707] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 59.707] (Run 'mkfontdir' on "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/").
[ 59.707] (==) FontPath set to:
/usr/share/fonts/misc/,
/usr/share/fonts/TTF/,
/usr/share/fonts/Type1/,
/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/
[ 59.707] (==) ModulePath set to "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
[ 59.707] (II) The server relies on udev to provide the list of input devices.
If no devices become available, reconfigure udev or disable AutoAddDevices.
[ 59.707] (II) Loader magic: 0x7cef60
[ 59.707] (II) Module ABI versions:
[ 59.707] X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
[ 59.707] X.Org Video Driver: 12.0
[ 59.707] X.Org XInput driver : 16.0
[ 59.707] X.Org Server Extension : 6.0
[ 59.709] (--) PCI:*(0:4:5:0) 1002:4752:1002:8008 rev 39, Mem @ 0xfb000000/16777216, 0xfafff000/4096, I/O @ 0x0000e000/256, BIOS @ 0x????????/131072
[ 59.709] (WW) Open ACPI failed (/var/run/acpid.socket) (No such file or directory)
[ 59.709] (II) LoadModule: "extmod"
[ 59.859] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libextmod.so
[ 59.895] (II) Module extmod: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 59.895] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 59.895] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 59.895] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 59.895] (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
[ 59.895] (II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
[ 59.895] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
[ 59.895] (II) Loading extension DPMS
[ 59.895] (II) Loading extension XVideo
[ 59.895] (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
[ 59.895] (II) Loading extension X-Resource
[ 59.895] (II) LoadModule: "dbe"
[ 59.896] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdbe.so
[ 59.897] (II) Module dbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 59.897] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 59.897] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 59.897] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 59.897] (II) Loading extension DOUBLE-BUFFER
[ 59.897] (II) LoadModule: "glx"
[ 59.898] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
[ 59.909] (II) Module glx: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 59.909] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 59.909] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 59.915] (==) AIGLX enabled
[ 59.915] (II) Loading extension GLX
[ 59.919] (II) LoadModule: "record"
[ 59.919] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/librecord.so
[ 59.921] (II) Module record: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 59.921] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.13.0
[ 59.921] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 59.921] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 59.921] (II) Loading extension RECORD
[ 59.921] (II) LoadModule: "dri"
[ 59.921] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri.so
[ 59.930] (II) Module dri: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 59.930] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 59.930] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 59.930] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
[ 59.930] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[ 59.930] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri2.so
[ 59.932] (II) Module dri2: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 59.932] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.2.0
[ 59.932] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 59.932] (II) Loading extension DRI2
[ 59.932] (==) Matched ati as autoconfigured driver 0
[ 59.932] (==) Matched vesa as autoconfigured driver 1
[ 59.932] (==) Matched fbdev as autoconfigured driver 2
[ 59.932] (==) Assigned the driver to the xf86ConfigLayout
[ 59.932] (II) LoadModule: "ati"
[ 59.974] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/ati_drv.so
[ 59.978] (II) Module ati: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 59.978] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 6.14.99
[ 59.978] Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[ 59.978] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 59.978] (II) LoadModule: "mach64"
[ 59.979] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/mach64_drv.so
[ 60.049] (II) Module mach64: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 60.049] compiled for 1.11.99.903, module version = 6.9.0
[ 60.049] Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[ 60.049] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 60.049] (II) LoadModule: "vesa"
[ 60.050] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/vesa_drv.so
[ 60.071] (II) Module vesa: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 60.071] compiled for 1.11.99.903, module version = 2.3.0
[ 60.071] Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[ 60.071] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 60.071] (II) LoadModule: "fbdev"
[ 60.071] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/fbdev_drv.so
[ 60.073] (II) Module fbdev: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 60.073] compiled for 1.11.99.903, module version = 0.4.2
[ 60.073] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 60.073] (II) MACH64: Driver for ATI Mach64 chipsets
[ 60.073] (II) VESA: driver for VESA chipsets: vesa
[ 60.073] (II) FBDEV: driver for framebuffer: fbdev
[ 60.073] (--) using VT number 7

[ 60.078] (WW) Falling back to old probe method for vesa
[ 60.078] (WW) Falling back to old probe method for fbdev
[ 60.078] (II) Loading sub module "fbdevhw"
[ 60.078] (II) LoadModule: "fbdevhw"
[ 60.078] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libfbdevhw.so
[ 60.135] (II) Module fbdevhw: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 60.135] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 0.0.2
[ 60.135] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 60.135] (EE) open /dev/fb0: No such file or directory
[ 60.135] (II) MACH64(0): Creating default Display subsection in Screen section
"Default Screen Section" for depth/fbbpp 24/32
[ 60.135] (==) MACH64(0): Depth 24, (--) framebuffer bpp 32
[ 60.135] (==) MACH64(0): Using XAA acceleration architecture
[ 60.135] (II) MACH64: Mach64 in slot 4:5:0 detected.
[ 60.135] (II) Loading sub module "int10"
[ 60.135] (II) LoadModule: "int10"
[ 60.136] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libint10.so
[ 60.170] (II) Module int10: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 60.170] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 60.170] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 60.178] (II) MACH64(0): Primary V_BIOS segment is: 0xc000
[ 60.179] (II) Loading sub module "ddc"
[ 60.179] (II) LoadModule: "ddc"
[ 60.179] (II) Module "ddc" already built-in
[ 60.179] (II) Loading sub module "vbe"
[ 60.179] (II) LoadModule: "vbe"
[ 60.179] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libvbe.so
[ 60.184] (II) Module vbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 60.184] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.1.0
[ 60.184] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA BIOS detected
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE Version 2.0
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE Total Mem: 8128 kB
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM: ATI MACH64
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Software Rev: 1.0
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc.
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Product: MACH64GM
[ 60.185] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Product Rev: 01.00
[ 60.186] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC supported
[ 60.186] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC Level 2
[ 60.186] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC transfer in appr. 2 sec.
[ 60.251] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC read successfully
[ 60.251] (II) UnloadSubModule: "vbe"
[ 60.251] (II) Unloading vbe
[ 60.251] (II) UnloadSubModule: "int10"
[ 60.251] (II) Unloading int10
[ 60.252] (II) UnloadSubModule: ""
[ 60.252] (II) Unloading
 
Old 03-16-2012, 03:16 AM   #2
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Unhappy Please help

I hope the initial information above is enough to get some hints from the experts.

My system was working fine. Before all this happened, I would boot into level 3. After that, I would get into a desktop environment through startx. All fine.

Then I upgraded through yaourt -Syu.
After that, this is the system's behavior:
  1. It boots fine into level 3. The console looks fine.
  2. After logging in as usual, if I enter startx, it gives me a black screen. If I try to return to the original command line through ctrl+alt+F1, it does not show anything; it is just the black screen, without any change.

Before the upgrade my /boot/grub/menu.lst did not have the nomodeset option. I added it to the kernel line after encountering the problem I just described, hoping to make it work.

Maybe I should mention that, while this black screen is showing, I am still able to get into this computer through x2go, getting the graphical environment as usual, without a problem, remotely.
 
Old 03-16-2012, 08:31 AM   #3
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Hi:

I'm having the same issue, I updated my server a few days ago, but I hadn't reboot till today. So far, no solutions. Have you found something else ?

---------- Post added 03-16-12 at 09:31 AM ----------

Hi:

I'm having the same issue, I updated my server a few days ago, but I hadn't reboot till today. So far, no solutions. Have you found something else ?
 
Old 03-16-2012, 08:45 AM   #4
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I just found a solution for me. I don't know exactly which step fixed i, so I put it all.

First: I read this, and added this file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/10-monitor.conf.

And then uninstalled all my xf86-video-* packages. Installed just xf86-video-mach64 and xf86-video-vesa, and worked.
 
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Old 03-16-2012, 09:27 PM   #5
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I forgot this part of my question:
# dmesg --level=notice,warn,err,crit,alert,emerg
Quote:
[ 0.000000] Linux version 3.2.9-1-ARCH (tobias@T-POWA-LX) (gcc version 4.6.2 20120120 (prerelease) (GCC) ) #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 1 09:31:13 CET 2012
[ 0.000000] ACPI: RSDP 00000000000fb9e0 00024 (v02 ACPIAM)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: XSDT 00000000dff90100 0005C (v01 061710 XSDT1619 20100617 MSFT 00000097)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: FACP 00000000dff90290 000F4 (v03 061710 FACP1619 20100617 MSFT 00000097)
[ 0.000000] ACPI Warning: Optional field Pm2ControlBlock has zero address or length: 0x0000000000000000/0x1 (20110623/tbfadt-560)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: DSDT 00000000dff90450 0E893 (v01 A1396 A1396000 00000000 INTL 20060113)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: FACS 00000000dffa8000 00040
[ 0.000000] ACPI: APIC 00000000dff90390 0007C (v01 061710 APIC1619 20100617 MSFT 00000097)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: MCFG 00000000dff90410 0003C (v01 061710 OEMMCFG 20100617 MSFT 00000097)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: OEMB 00000000dffa8040 00072 (v01 061710 OEMB1619 20100617 MSFT 00000097)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: SRAT 00000000dff9f450 00108 (v01 AMD FAM_F_10 00000002 AMD 00000001)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: HPET 00000000dff9f560 00038 (v01 061710 OEMHPET 20100617 MSFT 00000097)
[ 0.000000] ACPI: SSDT 00000000dff9f5a0 00DA4 (v01 A M I POWERNOW 00000001 AMD 00000001)
[ 0.000000] Zone PFN ranges:
[ 0.000000] DMA 0x00000010 -> 0x00001000
[ 0.000000] DMA32 0x00001000 -> 0x00100000
[ 0.000000] Normal 0x00100000 -> 0x00120000
[ 0.000000] Movable zone start PFN for each node
[ 0.000000] early_node_map[3] active PFN ranges
[ 0.000000] 0: 0x00000010 -> 0x0000009e
[ 0.000000] 0: 0x00000100 -> 0x000dff90
[ 0.000000] 0: 0x00100000 -> 0x00120000
[ 0.000000] Built 1 zonelists in Node order, mobility grouping on. Total pages: 1029913
[ 0.000000] Policy zone: Normal
[ 0.000000] Kernel command line: root=/dev/mapper/grupito-raiz cryptdevice=/dev/sda3:grupito ro nomodeset
[ 0.000000] Fast TSC calibration using PIT
[ 0.000000] Detected 3200.130 MHz processor.
[ 0.210022] #2
[ 0.326674] #3
[ 0.443334] #4
[ 0.559996] #5 Ok.
[ 0.674148] ACPI: Executed 3 blocks of module-level executable AML code
[ 1.509903] type=2000 audit(1331903189.506:1): initialized
[ 1.537449] VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.2
[ 1.537491] Dquot-cache hash table entries: 512 (order 0, 4096 bytes)
[ 1.848194] Registering the dns_resolver key type
[ 1.889916] SCSI subsystem initialized
[ 2.398261] scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access ATA ST1000DL002-9TT1 CC32 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[ 2.399214] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] 1953525168 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB)
[ 2.399315] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
[ 2.399360] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
[ 2.422162] scsi 2:0:0:0: CD-ROM HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GH24NS50 XP02 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[ 2.428548] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk
[ 2.437835] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 48x/48x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
[ 120.403527] padlock_sha: VIA PadLock Hash Engine not detected.
[ 123.256679] vboxdrv: fAsync=0 offMin=0x3dd offMax=0xfbd1
[ 123.723203] SP5100 TCO timer: mmio address 0xfec000f0 already in use
[ 123.893411] firewire_ohci: Added fw-ohci device 0000:02:00.0, OHCI v1.10, 4 IR + 8 IT contexts, quirks 0x11
[ 124.095572] EDAC amd64: ECC disabled in the BIOS or no ECC capability, module will not load.
[ 124.095573] Either enable ECC checking or force module loading by setting 'ecc_enable_override'.
[ 124.095574] (Note that use of the override may cause unknown side effects.)
[ 124.166830] ACPI: resource piix4_smbus [io 0x0b00-0x0b07] conflicts with ACPI region SOR1 [io 0xb00-0xb0f]
[ 124.396735] firewire_core: created device fw0: GUID 001e8c000044a42e, S400
[ 130.536275] FS-Cache: Loaded
[ 130.575701] FS-Cache: Netfs 'nfs' registered for caching
[39959.376955] ata1: exception Emask 0x40 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x800 action 0x7
[39959.376968] ata1: SError: { HostInt }
 
Old 03-16-2012, 10:33 PM   #6
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@erick2red,

I tried your solution, but it did not work:

Quote:
[ 85.382]
X.Org X Server 1.12.0
Release Date: 2012-03-04
[ 85.382] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[ 85.382] Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.9-1-ARCH x86_64
[ 85.383] Current Operating System: Linux vala 3.2.9-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 1 09:31:13 CET 2012 x86_64
[ 85.383] Kernel command line: root=/dev/mapper/grupito-raiz cryptdevice=/dev/sda3:grupito ro nomodeset
[ 85.383] Build Date: 05 March 2012 05:59:48AM
[ 85.383]
[ 85.383] Current version of pixman: 0.24.4
[ 85.384] Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
[ 85.384] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[ 85.385] (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.3.log", Time: Fri Mar 16 23:25:11 2012
[ 85.463] (==) Using config directory: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d"
[ 85.485] (==) No Layout section. Using the first Screen section.
[ 85.485] (**) |-->Screen "Screen0" (0)
[ 85.485] (**) | |-->Monitor "Monitor0"
[ 85.486] (**) | |-->Device "Device0"
[ 85.486] (==) Automatically adding devices
[ 85.486] (==) Automatically enabling devices
[ 85.537] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/OTF/" does not exist.
[ 85.537] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 85.571] (WW) `fonts.dir' not found (or not valid) in "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/".
[ 85.571] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 85.571] (Run 'mkfontdir' on "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/").
[ 85.571] (==) FontPath set to:
/usr/share/fonts/misc/,
/usr/share/fonts/TTF/,
/usr/share/fonts/Type1/,
/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/
[ 85.571] (==) ModulePath set to "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
[ 85.571] (II) The server relies on udev to provide the list of input devices.
If no devices become available, reconfigure udev or disable AutoAddDevices.
[ 85.571] (II) Loader magic: 0x7cef60
[ 85.571] (II) Module ABI versions:
[ 85.571] X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
[ 85.571] X.Org Video Driver: 12.0
[ 85.571] X.Org XInput driver : 16.0
[ 85.571] X.Org Server Extension : 6.0
[ 85.573] (--) PCI:*(0:4:5:0) 1002:4752:1002:8008 rev 39, Mem @ 0xfb000000/16777216, 0xfafff000/4096, I/O @ 0x0000e000/256, BIOS @ 0x????????/131072
[ 85.573] (WW) Open ACPI failed (/var/run/acpid.socket) (No such file or directory)
[ 85.573] (II) LoadModule: "extmod"
[ 85.726] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libextmod.so
[ 85.759] (II) Module extmod: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.759] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 85.759] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 85.759] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 85.759] (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
[ 85.759] (II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
[ 85.759] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
[ 85.759] (II) Loading extension DPMS
[ 85.759] (II) Loading extension XVideo
[ 85.759] (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
[ 85.759] (II) Loading extension X-Resource
[ 85.759] (II) LoadModule: "dbe"
[ 85.759] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdbe.so
[ 85.761] (II) Module dbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.761] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 85.761] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 85.761] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 85.761] (II) Loading extension DOUBLE-BUFFER
[ 85.761] (II) LoadModule: "glx"
[ 85.761] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
[ 85.773] (II) Module glx: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.773] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 85.773] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 85.779] (==) AIGLX enabled
[ 85.779] (II) Loading extension GLX
[ 85.782] (II) LoadModule: "record"
[ 85.783] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/librecord.so
[ 85.784] (II) Module record: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.784] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.13.0
[ 85.784] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 85.785] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 85.785] (II) Loading extension RECORD
[ 85.785] (II) LoadModule: "dri"
[ 85.785] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri.so
[ 85.793] (II) Module dri: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.793] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 85.793] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 85.793] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
[ 85.793] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[ 85.794] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri2.so
[ 85.796] (II) Module dri2: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.796] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.2.0
[ 85.796] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 85.796] (II) Loading extension DRI2
[ 85.796] (II) LoadModule: "mach64"
[ 85.824] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/mach64_drv.so
[ 85.908] (II) Module mach64: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.908] compiled for 1.11.99.903, module version = 6.9.0
[ 85.908] Module class: X.Org Video Driver
[ 85.908] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 85.910] (II) MACH64: Driver for ATI Mach64 chipsets
[ 85.910] (--) using VT number 7

[ 85.914] (**) MACH64(0): Depth 16, (--) framebuffer bpp 16
[ 85.914] (==) MACH64(0): Using XAA acceleration architecture
[ 85.914] (II) MACH64: Mach64 in slot 4:5:0 detected.
[ 85.914] (II) Loading sub module "int10"
[ 85.914] (II) LoadModule: "int10"
[ 85.915] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libint10.so
[ 85.960] (II) Module int10: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.960] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.0.0
[ 85.960] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 85.964] (II) MACH64(0): Primary V_BIOS segment is: 0xc000
[ 85.964] (II) Loading sub module "ddc"
[ 85.964] (II) LoadModule: "ddc"
[ 85.964] (II) Module "ddc" already built-in
[ 85.964] (II) Loading sub module "vbe"
[ 85.964] (II) LoadModule: "vbe"
[ 85.965] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/libvbe.so
[ 85.979] (II) Module vbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 85.979] compiled for 1.12.0, module version = 1.1.0
[ 85.979] ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 12.0
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA BIOS detected
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE Version 2.0
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE Total Mem: 8128 kB
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM: ATI MACH64
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Software Rev: 1.0
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc.
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Product: MACH64GM
[ 85.989] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE OEM Product Rev: 01.00
[ 85.991] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC supported
[ 85.991] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC Level 2
[ 85.991] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC transfer in appr. 2 sec.
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): VESA VBE DDC read successfully
[ 86.058] (II) UnloadSubModule: "vbe"
[ 86.058] (II) Unloading vbe
[ 86.058] (II) UnloadSubModule: "int10"
[ 86.058] (II) Unloading int10
[ 86.058] (II) UnloadSubModule: "մ"
[ 86.058] (II) Unloading մ
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Manufacturer: DEL Model: f003 Serial#: 826821453
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Year: 2008 Week: 26
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): EDID Version: 1.3
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Analog Display Input, Input Voltage Level: 0.700/0.700 V
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Sync: Separate
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Max Image Size [cm]: horiz.: 41 vert.: 26
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Gamma: 2.20
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): DPMS capabilities: StandBy Suspend Off; RGB/Color Display
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Default color space is primary color space
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): First detailed timing is preferred mode
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): redX: 0.640 redY: 0.336 greenX: 0.293 greenY: 0.599
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): blueX: 0.152 blueY: 0.068 whiteX: 0.313 whiteY: 0.329
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Supported established timings:
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 720x400@70Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 640x480@60Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 640x480@67Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 640x480@72Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 640x480@75Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 800x600@56Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 800x600@60Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 800x600@72Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 800x600@75Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 832x624@75Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 1024x768@60Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 1024x768@70Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 1024x768@75Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 1280x1024@75Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 1152x864@75Hz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Manufacturer's mask: 0
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Supported standard timings:
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): #0: hsize: 1440 vsize 900 refresh: 60 vid: 149
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): #1: hsize: 1152 vsize 864 refresh: 75 vid: 20337
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): #2: hsize: 1280 vsize 1024 refresh: 60 vid: 32897
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): #3: hsize: 1440 vsize 900 refresh: 75 vid: 3989
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Supported detailed timing:
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): clock: 106.5 MHz Image Size: 408 x 255 mm
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): h_active: 1440 h_sync: 1520 h_sync_end 1672 h_blank_end 1904 h_border: 0
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): v_active: 900 v_sync: 903 v_sync_end 909 v_blanking: 934 v_border: 0
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Ranges: V min: 56 V max: 75 Hz, H min: 30 H max: 83 kHz, PixClock max 145 MHz
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Serial No: 7373186R1HKM
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): Monitor name: DELL SE198WFP
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): EDID (in hex):
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 00ffffffffffff0010ac03f04d4b4831
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 1a12010368291a78eec125a3564b9927
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 115054bfef809500714f8180950f0101
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 0101010101019a29a0d0518422305098
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 360098ff1000001c000000fd00384b1e
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 530e000a202020202020000000ff0037
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 3337333138365231484b4d20000000fc
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): 0044454c4c20534531393857465000d9
[ 86.058] (II) MACH64(0): EDID vendor "DEL", prod id 61443
[ 86.058]
[ 86.058] Backtrace:
[ 86.058] 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x34) [0x567da4]
[ 86.058] 1: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x16b8b9) [0x56b8b9]
[ 86.058] 2: /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x7f3b70f12000+0xf270) [0x7f3b70f21270]
[ 86.058] 3: /lib/libc.so.6 (0x7f3b6fda7000+0x7a0cf) [0x7f3b6fe210cf]
[ 86.058] 4: /lib/libc.so.6 (__libc_malloc+0x75) [0x7f3b6fe23ef5]
[ 86.058] 5: /lib/libc.so.6 (vasprintf+0x138) [0x7f3b6fe19008]
[ 86.058] 6: /usr/bin/X (XNFvasprintf+0x9) [0x5722a9]
[ 86.058] 7: /usr/bin/X (XNFasprintf+0x87) [0x572367]
[ 86.059] 8: /usr/bin/X (xf86DuplicateMode+0x68) [0x4aa228]
[ 86.059] 9: /usr/bin/X (xf86DDCGetModes+0x138) [0x4a98b8]
[ 86.059] 10: /usr/bin/X (xf86EdidMonitorSet+0x6e) [0x4a9a4e]
[ 86.059] 11: /usr/bin/X (xf86SetDDCproperties+0x8b) [0x4b75db]
[ 86.059] 12: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/mach64_drv.so (0x7f3b6dfe9000+0x17930) [0x7f3b6e000930]
[ 86.059] 13: /usr/bin/X (InitOutput+0x83c) [0x4735cc]
[ 86.059] 14: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x22c0d) [0x422c0d]
[ 86.059] 15: /lib/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xed) [0x7f3b6fdc838d]
[ 86.059] 16: /usr/bin/X (0x400000+0x230cd) [0x4230cd]
[ 86.059]
[ 86.059] Segmentation fault at address (nil)
[ 86.059]
Fatal server error:
[ 86.059] Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
[ 86.059]
[ 86.059]
Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
at http://wiki.x.org
for help.
[ 86.059] Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.3.log" for additional information.
[ 86.059]
 
Old 03-18-2012, 12:51 AM   #7
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Hi,

i had a nearly same error when i did full system upgrade via pacman -Syu with the xf86-video-nv driver..i deinstalled the xf86-video-nv and installed xf86-video-vesa and then i'm wondering the startx command let me through start up my window manager..i know i dont need a xorg.conf to start X using xf86-video-vesa but i find it useful to have it to make any changes on screen resolution..i dont know exactly how to solve your problem but this is what i did to get my archlinux system working

raleeha
 
Old 03-18-2012, 05:52 PM   #8
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Thank you for all the comments and suggestions so far.
Apparently the problem seems to be that my video card is very old and the new drivers do not play well with it. It is not a statement from anybody, but just a hypothesis after going through posts on LQ and elsewhere.
So, I started playing with different versions of {drivers,xorg}. However, downgrading surgically some packages while keeping the rest up to date (even with tools such as downgrade) seems to be tricky and time consuming. It's probably doable, but I just don't have the time (this is a production machine).
So, I:
  1. used pacsnap to downgrade the whole system to a previous state, and now everything is working;
  2. put 'xorg' on the IgnoreGroup part of pacman.conf
  3. tried to upgrade again (this time counting on all the xorg programs being ignored); however, I got dependency complaints (so probably there is more packages to ignore on pacman.conf).
For now my system is working. Probably the best course of action will be to buy a new video card.
 
Old 03-19-2012, 09:47 AM   #9
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Apparently the problem seems to be that my video card is very old and the new drivers do not play well with it.
I don't think so. I haven't see the full logs before it seems, but you have there a Xorg segmentation fault. That's what should be getting you into troubles.
 
Old 03-19-2012, 10:16 AM   #10
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I don't think so. I haven't see the full logs before it seems, but you have there a Xorg segmentation fault. That's what should be getting you into troubles.
You're right there. I need more coffee.
Now, I have 3 other boxen with exactly the same package versions (including xorg) and they have not given me any trouble.
 
Old 03-20-2012, 12:03 PM   #11
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@xri: Try forcing your video driver to be ati

Code:
 pacman -Rd xf86-video-mach64 xf86-video-vesa xf86-video-fbdev
Code:
 pacman -Sy xf86-video-r128
I don't know why X is trying to load the Mach64 driver for your hardware, since it's an ATi Rage, xf86-video-r128 should do the trick, if not, a fallback to xf86-video-ati will.
 
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:44 AM   #12
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You should tell X to us a static xorg.conf as now you let evdev figure out your hw config.
Create a /etc/X11/xorg.conf to load your r128 Ati driver

After a restart this should be present in the X log

Code:
[    16.654] (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
 
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Old 06-20-2012, 07:58 PM   #13
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@SilentSam

I tried your idea:

# pacman -Rd xf86-video-mach64 xf86-video-vesa xf86-video-fbdev
# pacman -Sy xf86-video-r128


It didn't work.

# cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log
Quote:
[ 183.113]
X.Org X Server 1.12.2
Release Date: 2012-05-29
[ 183.113] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
[ 183.113] Build Operating System: Linux 3.0.32-1-lts x86_64
[ 183.113] Current Operating System: Linux vala 3.4.3-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Jun 18 08:28:29 CEST 2012 x86_64
[ 183.113] Kernel command line: root=/dev/mapper/grupito-raiz cryptdevice=/dev/sda3:grupito ro
[ 183.113] Build Date: 30 May 2012 07:24:13PM
[ 183.113]
[ 183.113] Current version of pixman: 0.26.0
[ 183.113] Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure that you have the latest version.
[ 183.113] Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
(++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
(WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
[ 183.114] (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Wed Jun 20 20:47:13 2012
[ 183.114] (==) Using config directory: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d"
[ 183.114] (==) No Layout section. Using the first Screen section.
[ 183.114] (==) No screen section available. Using defaults.
[ 183.114] (**) |-->Screen "Default Screen Section" (0)
[ 183.114] (**) | |-->Monitor "<default monitor>"
[ 183.114] (==) No monitor specified for screen "Default Screen Section".
Using a default monitor configuration.
[ 183.114] (==) Automatically adding devices
[ 183.114] (==) Automatically enabling devices
[ 183.115] (WW) The directory "/usr/share/fonts/OTF/" does not exist.
[ 183.115] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 183.115] (WW) `fonts.dir' not found (or not valid) in "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/".
[ 183.115] Entry deleted from font path.
[ 183.115] (Run 'mkfontdir' on "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/").
[ 183.115] (==) FontPath set to:
/usr/share/fonts/misc/,
/usr/share/fonts/TTF/,
/usr/share/fonts/Type1/,
/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/
[ 183.115] (==) ModulePath set to "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
[ 183.115] (II) The server relies on udev to provide the list of input devices.
If no devices become available, reconfigure udev or disable AutoAddDevices.
[ 183.115] (II) Loader magic: 0x7c58e0
[ 183.115] (II) Module ABI versions:
[ 183.115] X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
[ 183.115] X.Org Video Driver: 12.0
[ 183.115] X.Org XInput driver : 16.0
[ 183.115] X.Org Server Extension : 6.0
[ 183.116] (--) PCI:*(0:4:5:0) 1002:4752:1002:8008 rev 39, Mem @ 0xfb000000/16777216, 0xfafff000/4096, I/O @ 0x0000e000/256, BIOS @ 0x????????/131072
[ 183.116] (WW) Open ACPI failed (/var/run/acpid.socket) (No such file or directory)
[ 183.116] (II) LoadModule: "extmod"
[ 183.117] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libextmod.so
[ 183.117] (II) Module extmod: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 183.117] compiled for 1.12.2, module version = 1.0.0
[ 183.117] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 183.117] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension DPMS
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension XVideo
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension X-Resource
[ 183.117] (II) LoadModule: "dbe"
[ 183.117] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdbe.so
[ 183.117] (II) Module dbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 183.117] compiled for 1.12.2, module version = 1.0.0
[ 183.117] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 183.117] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension DOUBLE-BUFFER
[ 183.117] (II) LoadModule: "glx"
[ 183.117] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so
[ 183.117] (II) Module glx: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 183.117] compiled for 1.12.2, module version = 1.0.0
[ 183.117] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 183.117] (==) AIGLX enabled
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension GLX
[ 183.117] (II) LoadModule: "record"
[ 183.117] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/librecord.so
[ 183.117] (II) Module record: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 183.117] compiled for 1.12.2, module version = 1.13.0
[ 183.117] Module class: X.Org Server Extension
[ 183.117] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension RECORD
[ 183.117] (II) LoadModule: "dri"
[ 183.117] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri.so
[ 183.117] (II) Module dri: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 183.117] compiled for 1.12.2, module version = 1.0.0
[ 183.117] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
[ 183.117] (II) LoadModule: "dri2"
[ 183.117] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdri2.so
[ 183.117] (II) Module dri2: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[ 183.117] compiled for 1.12.2, module version = 1.2.0
[ 183.117] ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 6.0
[ 183.117] (II) Loading extension DRI2
[ 183.117] (==) Matched ati as autoconfigured driver 0
[ 183.117] (==) Matched vesa as autoconfigured driver 1
[ 183.117] (==) Matched fbdev as autoconfigured driver 2
[ 183.117] (==) Assigned the driver to the xf86ConfigLayout
[ 183.118] (II) LoadModule: "ati"
[ 183.118] (WW) Warning, couldn't open module ati
[ 183.118] (II) UnloadModule: "ati"
[ 183.118] (II) Unloading ati
[ 183.118] (EE) Failed to load module "ati" (module does not exist, 0)
[ 183.118] (II) LoadModule: "vesa"
[ 183.118] (WW) Warning, couldn't open module vesa
[ 183.118] (II) UnloadModule: "vesa"
[ 183.118] (II) Unloading vesa
[ 183.118] (EE) Failed to load module "vesa" (module does not exist, 0)
[ 183.118] (II) LoadModule: "fbdev"
[ 183.118] (WW) Warning, couldn't open module fbdev
[ 183.118] (II) UnloadModule: "fbdev"
[ 183.118] (II) Unloading fbdev
[ 183.118] (EE) Failed to load module "fbdev" (module does not exist, 0)
[ 183.118] (EE) No drivers available.
[ 183.118]
Fatal server error:
[ 183.118] no screens found
[ 183.118]
Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
at http://wiki.x.org
for help.
[ 183.118] Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[ 183.118]
 
Old 06-21-2012, 08:05 AM   #14
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Smile Another direction: proprietary ATI driver

Despite reading comments about the Catalyst driver not supporting this old card, I gave it a try, just to test my wiki reading skills
At the end, once installed, it just said "this driver does not support your adapter".
So I guess at this point it should be official: I'll just install a new video card.
Thanks to all for the tips and ideas.
 
Old 06-29-2012, 11:22 AM   #15
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If it ries to load mach64, try making a 20-mach64.conf (or 20-your_driver.conf)

Example:
Code:
Section "Device"
    Identifier "Card0"
    Driver     "mach64"
    Card       "ATI Rage Mobility - Mach64"
EndSection
You need only to leave it simple but still this is my config as of now:

Code:
Section "Device"
    Identifier "Card0"
    Driver     "mach64"
    Card       "ATI Rage Mobility - Mach64"
    Option     "DMAMode"        "async"
    Option     "ForcePCIMode"   "false"
    Option     "AgpMode"        "2"
    Option     "AgpSize"        "32"
    Option     "BufferSize"     "2"
    Option     "LocalTextures"  "true"
    Option     "EnablePageFlip" "true"
EndSection

Section "Module"
       #<Your modules>
       Load  "glx"
       Load  "dri"
EndSection

Section "DRI"
       Group "video" #change to any desired group to restrict access
       Mode 0660
EndSection
I used to had a problem with my ATI Rage Mobility not being detected properly, I needed to have both mach64 and radeon driver, because if not, the screen was not properly found, now with this file I could uninstall ati-dri and radeon, and it works fine again, still I don't know what to put in "#<Your modules>", I took this example file from arch wiki, mach64 article.
 
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