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Re: [vox-tech] debian woody to sarge upgrade = dead xserver
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Re: [vox-tech] debian woody to sarge upgrade = dead xserver



On a weird hunch what if you use "xinit" to start X instead of
"startx"? Maybe your window manager is fucking up....

--kevin (i'll fix this, if it's the last thing i dooooo!!!)

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 08:47:00 -0700, Kevin Murakoshi
<kevin.murakoshi@gmail.com> wrote:
> When you commented out that line, what is/are the exact error(s) you
> got (the line or lines that start with (EE) in the log)? There may
> just be something we're not seeing.
> 
> --kevin
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 08:32:12 -0700, Ashleigh Smythe
> <absmythe@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> > Kevin Murakoshi wrote:
> >
> > >Could You also post your /var/log/XFree86.0.log with the errors in it?
> > >
> > >One thing you could also try is to disable the USB mouse (Comment out
> > >the line under "Server Layout"
> > >...
> > >  #    InputDevice     "Generic Mouse"
> > >...
> > >  and see what happens (I had this problem once when i didn't have a
> > >usb mouse plugged in)
> > >
> >
> >
> > I tried this Kevin but I get an immediate error message, rather than
> > a blank screen where X tries to start and fails as before.  This time
> > the error says Fatal server error:
> > No screens found.
> >
> > So, I went ahead and uncommented that line back to how it was.
> >
> > Ashleigh
> >
> >
> >
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