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Re: xorg fails to start

From: Rum <rumko@xxxxxxxx>
Date: 19 Aug 2004 17:59:14 GMT

On 2004-08-19, Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>    I would suggest trying to simplify the configuration as much as
>    possible, and even try using the vga driver, just to try to get
>    the thing working.
>    Sometimes these things fail due to non obvious things, like the
>    machine missing a hostname.
>    If the problem can't be tracked down that way then try to find the
>    core dump that X ought to be generating (you may have to start it
>    as root for a core dump to be generated), and see if you can gdb
>    it and get a backtrace.  That's a bit involved but it might give 
>    us a clue.
> 						-Matt
hm, using vga as driver an color depth of 8, x starts, but using ati
driver even with 8 bit color depth, it doesnt start ... is the
ati driver broken or what?
the core dump is at ... http://precious.networklinux.net/dump.gz
sry, but dont quite know how to backtrace stuff ...

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