Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.


  Search this Thread
Old 12-09-2001, 07:23 PM   #1
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: 28N,82W
Distribution: XP,Ubuntu 9
Posts: 472

Rep: Reputation: 30
Angry RH 7.1->7.2 Upgrade Issue

I just finished updating my RH 7.1 to 7.2 using the CDs burned from downloaded images. I have been crying since.

When I boot the box, the X doesn't start on tty7. I have to log in and start x manually. Even then, X is not guaranteed to start. It starts sometimes, and doesn't most of the times.

Has anyone encountered this problem?

Last edited by concoran; 12-09-2001 at 07:41 PM.
Old 12-09-2001, 09:23 PM   #2
Registered: Mar 2001
Distribution: enigma, slack8
Posts: 677

Rep: Reputation: 30
i haven't encountered this problem... the rh7.1 to rh7.2 upgrade was pretty smooth for me...

have u tried to reconfigure X?

perhaps u can try running Xconfigurator (can't remember which directory it's in... i'm not on my linux box...) and then reconfigure X from there and try again?
Old 12-09-2001, 11:17 PM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Sep 2001
Location: Brisvegas, Antipodes
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4,590

Rep: Reputation: 56
Next time it dosn't start post the error message from /var/log/xfree86.0.log.
Old 12-10-2001, 11:35 AM   #4
LQ Guru
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: South Alabama
Distribution: Fedora / RedHat / SuSE
Posts: 7,163

Rep: Reputation: 58
what kind of mouse are you using?
Old 12-10-2001, 12:54 PM   #5
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: 28N,82W
Distribution: XP,Ubuntu 9
Posts: 472

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
It's a 8D Internet yahoo mouse. Even though it doesnt say if it's PS/2 compatible, I believe it is.

Last edited by concoran; 12-10-2001 at 12:59 PM.
Old 12-10-2001, 06:44 PM   #6
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: 28N,82W
Distribution: XP,Ubuntu 9
Posts: 472

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
I forgot to add in my previous post that, there should be nothing wrong with the mouse. This is because I also boot SuSE on the same machine and it doesn't have any problems either. Infact RH71 didn't have problems too.

However, here's an update: I wiped out the old stuff and make a fresh install. The problem still persists.

1. it won't go into UI mode to log in. I still see the text mode on tty7. I am damn sure I selected a graphical login during install.

2. Logging off is a pain. KDE won't logoff. Infact I am not sure. When I press the log off button, I don't see nothing. tty7 goes into some kind of limbo.


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 On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Upgrade 10.0 ---> 10.1 problem cragwolf Slackware 4 05-28-2005 06:31 PM
upgrade 2.4.29 to 2.6.11 problem GaMeS Slackware 3 03-07-2005 08:30 AM
Problem to upgrade... os2 SUSE / openSUSE 2 02-18-2005 02:40 PM
upgrade problem lestoil Slackware - Installation 0 06-14-2004 11:41 PM
upgrade problem lvieira Debian 1 02-11-2004 11:10 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:03 AM.

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