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Old 12-01-2005, 06:18 PM   #1
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[SOLVED] xorg: Failed to load module...


I just installed Gentoo on my laptop. Everything works fine so far , except xorg.
Im getting the following error when i try to "startx" as normal user, as well as as root:

X Window System Version 6.8.2
Release Date: 9 February 2005
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.8.2
Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.12 i686 [ELF]
Current Operating System: Linux airfilter 2.6.14-gentoo-r2 #1 PREEMPT Tue Nov 29 19:45:38 UTC 2005 i686
Build Date: 29 November 2005
        Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.X.Org
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
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: Fri Dec  2 00:07:08 2005
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
Couldn't open RGB_DB '/usr/X11/lib/X11/rgb'
(EE) Failed to load module "bitmap" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) Failed to load module "pcidata" (module does not exist, 0)

Fatal server error:
Unable to load required base modules, Exiting...

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.

XIO:  fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
      after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
Its a 1,7ghz Toshiba Tecra 9100, graphic card is a S3 SuperSavage.
I copied the xorg.conf from a webpage about that Laptop + Xorg.
Can someone please give me hint?

Last edited by NullDevice23; 12-02-2005 at 04:22 PM.
Old 12-02-2005, 01:47 PM   #2
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Could you post your xorg.conf please?
Old 12-02-2005, 03:29 PM   #3
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Re: xorg: Failed to load module...

Originally posted by NullDevice23

(EE) Failed to load module "bitmap" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) Failed to load module "pcidata" (module does not exist, 0)
Try removing bitmap and pcidata from modules section in xorg.conf
Old 12-02-2005, 04:22 PM   #4
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OK, thanks. It's fine now =)
Old 08-05-2006, 10:01 AM   #5
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i've got the same problems...

what have u done?

i've fixed it, too
if anyone has the same problem and needs help > ask me
icq 215288158

Last edited by gr0sshirn; 08-07-2006 at 01:06 PM.


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