Re: Suddenly no X-window
It's a little painful, but if you can build a version of GDB with
support for debugging XFree and have another machine (maybe a laptop)
you can use to login to your ia64 box remotely, you can get a much
better idea of where X might be crashing. It might be worth filing a bug
report at xfree86.org, including the entire XFree86 log file. As to why
simply installing ogle would break your system like that... no idea. :\
It seems strange.
Richard Harke wrote:
startx fails message is:
Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11. Server aborting
This has been working for several months. Last night I
did an apt-get install ogle and tried to play some DVD's
using ogle. Also tried with mplayer. After giving up, I noticed that
I could not launch any programs from the start menu. I could still
run programs from the command line in the shells I had open.
I decided to shut down X and restart it. Message above is the
result. I then shutdown completely and tried to reboot. It
stopped on this message:
kernel: portmap: server localhost not responding, timed out
I guess I didn't wait long enough as when I tried today to reboot
I got the same portmap message twice and then it did finish
booting. In addition< I now get messages of the form
I used to get a few of these but now they have pretty much taken over,
coming in large bursts that are many screen fulls. This is without
any input from me.
Does anybody have an idea what this is? Should I just
apt-get delete ogle ??
(Somebody at HP sales called last night, just before this all started,
to ask how things are going.)