Re: X startup hang
On Thu, Jan 21, 1999 at 01:27:10AM +0200, Konstantinos Margaritis wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jan 1999, Konstantinos Margaritis wrote:
> > yep, 2.0.100-2, kernel 2.2.0pre8... but I seem to remember having the same
> > problem with other kernels when I tested Geert's experimental framebuffer
> > servers, but I thought at the time that it was due to the patchy X
> > distribution I used. Does anyone have any idea as to what I should look
> > for a cause/cure/fix?
> (funny thing replying to myself :)
> Well, after not-so-elaborate searching, I found out that it might not be
> xserver's fault after all. After changing window manager from
> enlightenment to icewm (0.9.13 from ftp.debian.org, will try 0.9.29 from
> source), fvwm2 and mwm, they all worked fine (although icewm showed some
> artifacts). The twm included and afterstep (220.127.116.11-1) however failed at
> the very start.
> Also, I found out, that the /usr/X11R6/bin/X file (is this the Xwrapper?)
> failed to start the Xserver, so I moved it to X.old, and linked XF68_FBDev
> to X, but that needed me to chmod +s XF68_FBDev so that I could start X as
> non-root. That seems to work for the most time, but surely this is a
> security hole, and I would like some info about making the Xwrapper (if
> that's what it is really) to work.
it seems my packages where not so good after all.
it is possible that this is fbdev related, michel, did it work for you ?
i had the same problem with Xwrapper stuff, that was before recompiling
are you using the 18.104.22.168-0.1 or the 22.214.171.124-0.2 versions ?
i didn't had flex installed when building so maybe that's the reason it has
i am in the process of building a 126.96.36.199-0.3 version, perhaps it will be
i am using the same glibc as you. kernel 2.2.0-pre7 (was pre4 when i compiled
the packages though).
don't know what is wrong here ...
konstantinos, could you try to put the keyword "noaccel" somewhere in the
XF86Config, this should disable all the accel stuff.
notice that i have a permedia2 graphic board, and there is no accel on it, but
you have ATI graphics and there is accel for it.
Lets forward this stuff to geert also.