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Old 07-21-2011, 05:54 AM   #1
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Question startx on openSUSE 10.3


Hi,

i have installed openSUSE 10.3.
when i boot into it. GUI is not loading,

i gave startx through command prompt. .

its showing error like below

xauth: creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.9454


X Window System Version 7.2.0
Release Date: Sat Sep 22 22:10:58 UTC 2007
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.2
Build Operating System: openSUSE SUSE LINUX
Current Operating System: Linux orion 2.6.22.5-31-default #1 SMP 2007/09/21 22:29:00 UTC i686
Build Date: 22 September 2007
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: Thu Jul 21 15:19:26 2011
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
(EE) No devices detected.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
giving up.
xinit: Connection reset by peer (errno 104): unable to connect to X server
xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error.


also i cleared tmp directory too. .

still not able too login. .

anyone knows whats the issue???
 
Old 07-21-2011, 06:09 AM   #2
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(EE) No devices detected.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
Most likely the X drivers have not been installed/configured properly during the installation process. Take in mind that OpenSuSE 10.3 is an old release and it was discontinued some time ago. I would suggest to install a newer release (latest is 11.4) that maybe can solve the GUI issue without a glitch.
 
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:49 AM   #3
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Most likely the X drivers have not been installed/configured properly during the installation process. Take in mind that OpenSuSE 10.3 is an old release and it was discontinued some time ago. I would suggest to install a newer release (latest is 11.4) that maybe can solve the GUI issue without a glitch.

Hi

thanks for the reply. .

yes you are rite!!! actually i am using 11.4 for my newer pc, the old pc is still in 10.3. . i need 10.3 itself to be in it. . !!!


is it possible that i can get GUI???
i really don have idea which drivers or configuration has to be install or change. .
 
Old 07-21-2011, 07:58 AM   #4
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Please, provide details about the graphic card. From the console as root you can do:
Code:
lspci -vvv
and copy/paste the section "VGA compatible controller". Then maybe you can download and manually install the proper driver.
 
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:48 AM   #5
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Please, provide details about the graphic card. From the console as root you can do:
Code:
lspci -vvv
and copy/paste the section "VGA compatible controller". Then maybe you can download and manually install the proper driver.

below is the ouput of the command lspci -vvv

orion:~ # lspci -vvv
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2e30 (rev 03)
Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Unknown device 5000
Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort+ >SERR- <PERR-
Latency: 0
Capabilities: [e0] Vendor Specific Information

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Unknown device 2e32 (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology Unknown device d000
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz- UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=fast >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
Latency: 0
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 9
Region 0: Memory at fd800000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4M]
Region 2: Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Region 4: I/O ports at ff00 [size=8]
Capabilities: [90] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit- Queue=0/0 Enable-
Address: 00000000 Data: 0000
Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2
Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1- D2- AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
Capabilities: [a4] #13 [0306]
 
Old 07-21-2011, 09:12 AM   #6
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You have an Intel Series 4 chipset. This is to new to be supported by that old version of openSuse, which is from 2007. So if you really want to use that old unsupported version you have to go for the vesa-driver, but that means no 3D, no video-acceleration and only a limited set of supported resolutions.
 
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Old 07-21-2011, 09:50 AM   #7
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You have an Intel Series 4 chipset. This is to new to be supported by that old version of openSuse, which is from 2007. So if you really want to use that old unsupported version you have to go for the vesa-driver, but that means no 3D, no video-acceleration and only a limited set of supported resolutions.
Hi

so the problem according to you is??? the older version (opensuse) will not be supported to intel chipset. .

hmmm ok. . please let me know what i can do without upgrading the OS???
we will try to fix this issue!!! actually 10.3 is working fine in other pc of my office!!!! only this machine is facing poblems. .


or else let me tell you lik this,
we will keep last option as to upgrade to opensuse11.4. .
 
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Although I recommend to always use supported software there is a way to get this running, but, as stated above, with limitations. Open the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf and change the driver for the graphics card to vesa.
 
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:09 AM   #9
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Although I recommend to always use supported software there is a way to get this running, but, as stated above, with limitations. Open the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf and change the driver for the graphics card to vesa.
below is my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. . i din't get where to change that. . !!!!


orion:~ # cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Section "Module"
Load "dbe"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "extmod"
Load "glx"
EndSection
Section "InputDevice"
Driver "kbd"
Identifier "Keyboard[0]"
Option "Protocol" "Standard"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
Option "XkbModel" "microsoftpro"
Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
EndSection
Section "InputDevice"
Driver "mouse"
Identifier "Mouse[1]"
Option "Buttons" "5"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Name" "ImPS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse"
Option "Protocol" "explorerps/2"
Option "Vendor" "Sysp"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection
Section "Monitor"
Option "CalcAlgorithm" "XServerPool"
DisplaySize 306 230
HorizSync 30-70
Identifier "Monitor[0]"
ModelName "SAMSUNG MONITOR"
Option "DPMS"
VendorName "SAM"
VertRefresh 43-160
UseModes "Modes[0]"
EndSection
Section "Modes"
Identifier "Modes[0]"
Modeline "1024x768" 94 1024 1072 1168 1376 768 769 772 808 +hsync +vsync
EndSection
Section "Screen"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600"
EndSubSection
Device "Device[0]"
Identifier "Screen[0]"
Monitor "Monitor[0]"
EndSection
Section "Device"
BoardName "945G"
BusID "0:2:0"
Driver "intel"
Identifier "Device[0]"
Option "monitor-VGA" "Monitor[0]"
VendorName "Intel"
EndSection
Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout[all]"
InputDevice "Keyboard[0]" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse[1]" "CorePointer"
Option "Clone" "off"
Option "Xinerama" "off"
Screen "Screen[0]"
EndSection
Section "DRI"
Group "video"
Mode 0660
EndSection
Section "Extensions"
EndSection
 
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below is my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. . i din't get where to change that. . !!!!
Change it here:

Code:
Section "Device"
  BoardName    "945G"
  BusID        "0:2:0"
  Driver       "intel"  Change "intel" to "vesa"
  Identifier   "Device[0]"
  Option       "monitor-VGA" "Monitor[0]"
  VendorName   "Intel"
EndSection
You could always run sax2 and auto-configure X. The openSUSE forums have lots on how to configure X, did you look there?
 
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:21 PM   #11
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hmmm ok. . please let me know what i can do without upgrading the OS???
we will try to fix this issue!!! actually 10.3 is working fine in other pc of my office!!!! only this machine is facing poblems. .
install the old and unsupported 10.3 on a DESKTOP computer from 2005 to 2007 , nothing newer
the old kernel in 10.3 will nor work on new hardware.
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 12:55 AM   #12
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Change it here:

Code:
Section "Device"
  BoardName    "945G"
  BusID        "0:2:0"
  Driver       "intel"  Change "intel" to "vesa"
  Identifier   "Device[0]"
  Option       "monitor-VGA" "Monitor[0]"
  VendorName   "Intel"
EndSection
hey i changed it. . its working now. . thank you all. .

[/QUOTE]
You could always run sax2 and auto-configure X. The openSUSE forums have lots on how to configure X, did you look there?[/QUOTE]

actually i searched there i dint get any links. .
 
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install the old and unsupported 10.3 on a DESKTOP computer from 2005 to 2007 , nothing newer
the old kernel in 10.3 will nor work on new hardware.
yes you are rite!!!! now a days new hardware are coming out. . i just got some idea about hardware. .
 
  


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