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Re: Troubleshooting X server

On Fri, 2002-07-26 at 18:54, Michael Hackett wrote: 
> Please help! My X environment keeps shutting down on me without warning
> and very little information. All I've found as far as errors go is the
> following from /var/log/syslog:
> Jul 26 13:28:01 crimson gnome-name-server[310]: input condition is:
> 0x10, exiting Jul 26 13:28:03 crimson gdm[248]:
> gdm_slave_xioerror_handler: Fatal X error - Restarting :0

That doesn't tell a lot. As Chris said, the server log should contain more
information, but you might have to start X directly instead of via a display
manager for it to be available.

> I'm running woody versions of everything: XFree 4.1, GNOME 1.4, Sawfish,
> etc. The main software I've been trying to run is Sylpheed and Mozilla,
> as well as terminal windows. The system is a PowerMac 9500/120, with a
> Formac Proformance 3 (permedia-based) video card.

Which driver are you using?

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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