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Old 03-20-2004, 01:12 PM   #1
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Question Hangs after booting at X window loading

Hi everyone,

I am caught into a strange problem, Problem is that the linux boot normally but it come to loading X-window it hangs and nothing come to the screen. Even I can't switch to text mode b'coz it didn't do any thing, then i have to boot it again then it comes normally after one or two boots.
When i tried to get to text mode and then to X-window by using startx it didn't go into graphic and give an error like this:

XFree86 Version 4.3.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.3.0-2)
Release Date: 27 February 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.20-3bigmem i686 [ELF]
Build Date: 27 February 2003
Build Host:

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to make sure that you have the latest version.
Module Loader present
OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.20-8 ( (gcc version 3.2.2 20030222 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5)) #1 Thu Mar 13 17:54:28 EST 2003
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/XFree86.0.log", Time: Sun Mar 21 00:18:25 2004
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"

PLZ if anyone tellme what is the probelm and what is the solution of this problem even i am little scared that power boot evry time will harm my hardware..............

Plz help me !!!!!!!!!!! I shall be very thankful to you

Last edited by ritturaj; 03-20-2004 at 01:13 PM.
Old 03-20-2004, 07:22 PM   #2
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"(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Sun Mar 21 00:18:25 2004"

Look in /var/log/XFree86.0.log to see if you can find an error message that might tell you what the problem is.

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Old 03-26-2004, 11:57 AM   #3
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still stuck with problem of GUI

i checked log file and it is as follows:

drmOpenDevice: minor is 0
drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
drmOpenDevice: Open failed
drmOpenDevice: minor is 0
drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
drmOpenDevice: open result is -1, (No such device)
drmOpenDevice: Open failed
drmOpenDevice: minor is 0
drmOpenDevice: node name is /dev/dri/card0
drmOpenDevice: open result is 9, (OK)
drmGetBusid returned ''
(II) I810(0): [drm] loaded kernel module for "i830" driver
(II) I810(0): [drm] created "i830" driver at busid "PCI:0:2:0"
(II) I810(0): [drm] added 8192 byte SAREA at 0xd01f9000
(II) I810(0): [drm] mapped SAREA 0xd01f9000 to 0x40017000
(II) I810(0): [drm] framebuffer handle = 0x88020000
(II) I810(0): [drm] added 1 reserved context for kernel
(II) I810(0): Allocated 1536 kB for the back buffer at 0x7c00000.
(II) I810(0): Allocated 1536 kB for the depth buffer at 0x7a00000.
(II) I810(0): Allocated 32 kB for the logical context at 0x79f8000.
(II) I810(0): Allocated 1024 kB for the DMA buffers at 0x78f8000.
(II) I810(0): Allocated 8960 kB for textures at 0xff740000
(II) I810(0): Updated framebuffer allocation size from 3072 to 3096 kByte
(II) I810(0): Updated pixmap cache from 768 scanlines to 780 scanlines
(II) I810(0): 0x863bfa0: Memory at offset 0x00020000, size 3096 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863bfc0: Memory at offset 0x07fff000, size 4 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863bfe4: Memory at offset 0x00000000, size 128 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863c014: Memory at offset 0x07fee000, size 64 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863c034: Memory at offset 0x07ffe000, size 4 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863c054: Memory at offset 0x07c00000, size 1536 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863c074: Memory at offset 0x07a00000, size 1536 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863c0d4: Memory at offset 0x079f8000, size 32 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863c0b4: Memory at offset 0x078f8000, size 1024 kBytes
(II) I810(0): 0x863c094: Memory at offset 0x00326000, size 8960 kBytes
(II) I810(0): Activating tiled memory for the back buffer.
(II) I810(0): Activating tiled memory for the depth buffer.
(II) I810(0): [drm] Registers = 0x80000000
(II) I810(0): [drm] Back Buffer = 0x8fc00000
(II) I810(0): [drm] Depth Buffer = 0x8fa00000
(II) I810(0): [drm] DMA Buffers = 0x8f8f8000
(II) I810(0): [drm] ring buffer = 0x88000000
(II) I810(0): [drm] textures = 0x88326000
(II) I810(0): [drm] added 256 4096 byte DMA buffers
(II) I810(0): [drm] dma control initialized, using IRQ 11
(II) I810(0): [dri] visual configs initialized
(==) I810(0): Write-combining range (0x88000000,0x8000000)
(II) I810(0): vgaHWGetIOBase: hwp->IOBase is 0x03d0, hwp->PIOOffset is 0x0000
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 7 at 0x007df000 (pgoffset 2015)
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 0 at 0x07fff000 (pgoffset 32767)
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 2 at 0x07fee000 (pgoffset 32750)
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 1 at 0x07ffe000 (pgoffset 32766)
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 3 at 0x07c00000 (pgoffset 31744)
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 4 at 0x07a00000 (pgoffset 31232)
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 5 at 0x079f8000 (pgoffset 31224)
(II) I810(0): xf86BindGARTMemory: bind key 6 at 0x078f8000 (pgoffset 30968)
(II) I810(0): Before: SWF1 is 0x00000008
(II) I810(0): After: SWF1 is 0x00000008
(II) I810(0): Display plane A is enabled.
(II) I810(0): Display plane B is disabled.
(II) I810(0): PIPEACONF is 0x80000000
(II) I810(0): Mode bandwidth is 66 Mpixel/s
(II) I810(0): maxBandwidth is 1152 Mbyte/s, pipe bandwidths are 184 Mbyte/s, 0 Mbyte/s
(WW) I810(0): Extended BIOS function 0x5f61 not supported.

Still it hangs at booting into gui directly and I can't go to GUI from text mode that is doing startx

Plz help me !!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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