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Old 06-07-2004, 06:40 PM   #1
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Problem getting XFree86 4.3.0.1 running, debian "sarge" 2.6.6 kernel


My XFree86.0.log :

Can't actually paste the entire thing here, and can't post links =/

This was done with -verbose and not plain 'startx' to get more detail..

pastebin dot com/71901

Any help would be appreciated
 
Old 06-07-2004, 07:17 PM   #2
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What graphics card are you using?
 
Old 06-07-2004, 07:21 PM   #3
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GeForce2 MX
 
Old 06-07-2004, 07:31 PM   #4
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Try disabling glx and or dri, comment out the lines

Load "glx"
Load "dri"

and remove the DRI block from the botton of the /etc/X11/XFree86-4 file.
 
Old 06-07-2004, 10:21 PM   #5
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When I did that, I got other errors =/

Original Error log:

http://alderaan.nu/~motivez/XFree86.0.log


My XF86Config-4 file: *edit* uploaded to my own site since those were deleted

http://alderaan.nu/~motivez/XF86Config-4

Last edited by Motivez; 06-08-2004 at 08:32 AM.
 
Old 06-08-2004, 07:46 AM   #6
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I'm just getting unknown post ID's from those addresses. Try restoring dri and the dri block and just leaving glx out. ( also try it the other way around. )
 
Old 06-08-2004, 08:42 AM   #7
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Any time I comment out one of those things, I get more errors than with them left in. I edited my other post to include links to the log files that should work for everyone..

If anyone has any ideas I'd appreciate it.. Someone mentioned to me on IRC that you need to install the nvidia drivers and use those rather than the ones that come with the kernel.. could that be it based on the errors?
 
Old 06-08-2004, 10:11 AM   #8
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I should mention the gfx card is detected fine
 
Old 06-08-2004, 12:20 PM   #9
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Well, problem was fixed. Wasn't aware that after you manually edit the config file dpkg-reconfigure wont touch it.

dpkg --purge --force-all xserver-xfree86
apt-get install xserver-xfree86

That solved the problem, I should note that the problem arrived after doing a dist-upgrade and kernel upgrade, so that's probably where the problem stemmed from.
 
Old 06-08-2004, 02:45 PM   #10
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Glad you got it working, Setting up X is probably the trickest thing there is, as so much has to be right for it to work
 
  


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