Re: 2.2.20 -> 2.4.18 kernel-image -> X hangs machine
On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Brenda J. Butler wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 01:09:04PM -0600, dave mallery wrote:
> > i just tried startx with the FB option uncommented. the machine did not
> > freeze, however, i am back to the "no screens found" error which led me to
> > comment it in the first place.
> The "no screens" seems less broken than a complete freeze/hang.
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 04:42:27PM -0600, dave mallery wrote:
> > victory!
> > a friend suggested that i comment out the load for dri in the XF86config-4
> > file.
> > itsa works!!!!
> > now maybe i can come up with a post-mortem that will explain this....
> Yes, would be interesting. Did the solution involve commenting
> or not commenting the FB line?
hi the FB option remains commented out. just removing the direct
rendering dri module fixed it.
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