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Old 11-14-2004, 11:23 AM   #1
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Problems starting X


Hello, today i tried to install slackware wich i think went fine. After i rebooted and got at the loginprompt i logged in in typed ' startx', after this i got several errors and X woudnt start. As i have no internet on that computer i typed the erorrs over into this box manualy so there might be a few typo's.


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dreamcatcher@dreambox:~$ startx
hostname: Host name lookup failure

_XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for inet6
_XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for inet6/dreambox:0
_XSERVTransMakeALLCOTSServerListners: failed to open listener for inet6

Release Date: 18 December 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6,7
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.26 i686 [ELF]
Curent Operating System: Linuxdreambox 2.4.26 #6 Mon Jun 14 19:07:27 PDT 2004 i686
Build Date: 05 June 2004
Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
to make sure yo have the latest version
Module Loader Present
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from the config file, (++), (==) default setting
(++) from commandline, (!!) notice, (II) international,
(WW) warning, (EE), error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: " /var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Sun Nov 14 17:38:22 2004
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
(EE) xf860OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/mouse
No such device
(EE) Mouse1: cannot open input device
(EE) PreInit failed for input device "Mouse1"
No Core Pointer

Fatal server error:
failed to initialize core devices

Please consult the X.org Foundation Support at http://wiki.x.org for help.
Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.org" 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.
dreamcatcher@dreambox:~$
Looking at this error it looks like i worngly configured my mouse input device, yet i dont know how to change this, i have a ps2 mouse

Last edited by Dreamcatcher; 11-14-2004 at 11:32 AM.
 
Old 11-14-2004, 11:37 AM   #2
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Here is my mouse config, this may help



Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Driver "mouse"
EndSection

 
Old 11-14-2004, 11:44 AM   #3
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I typed your code into /etc/X11/xorg.conf but i still get the same error
 
Old 11-14-2004, 11:51 AM   #4
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Quote:
Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Driver "mouse"
EndSection
the problem with this is that its set for a PS/2 mouse
his mouse is probably USB or something...
in that case change "IMPS/2" to "USB"
i dont remember what to change the device to.. but it might be /dev/sda1 also, or whatever usb port you have it plugged into.. i know for my usb key i have to use sda1 when its in the first port.. so yeah.. try out the first change.. generally the xorg.conf file is pretty well commented also. look at the description of the mouse section for any clues. i'll help more when i get back from dinner
 
Old 11-14-2004, 11:56 AM   #5
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no, i do have a ps2 mouse and i coudnt find any clues in the config file on how to get it working
 
Old 11-14-2004, 12:16 PM   #6
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My code works for my USB mouse..
(wait, I run through a PS2 KVM...)
 
Old 11-14-2004, 12:58 PM   #7
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Have you tryed issueing the "xorgconfig" I think that will help it guides you through some question about your mouse. Hope this helps.
 
Old 11-14-2004, 03:59 PM   #8
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xorgsetup will try it all more automagical. you can also try mouseconfig to just set up your mouse.

Perhaps you could post your pertinent portion of your xorg.conf file and telling us what kind of mouse you have, besides just being ps2.
 
Old 11-14-2004, 05:00 PM   #9
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Its solved, im still getting the error but after i plugged in an old USB mouse wich i had it started fine
 
  


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