Re: X problem
On Wed, 2002-08-07 at 00:07, Jean-Sébastien Rousseau-Piot wrote:
> I'm using kernel 2.2.19 on a Pismo and everything was ok (including X)
> until I apt-get installed some new packages.
> X refuse now to start and the reason seems a bit strange for me.
> X: cannot stat /etc/X11/X (No such file or directory), aborting.
> xdm error (pid 236): server unexpectedly died
> xdm error (pid 236): Server for display :0 can't be started, session
> Normally, xinit should seek XF86Config not a file called X !!!
> So I tried to rename my XF86Config as X
> X: cannot read /etc/X11/X symbolic link (Invalid argument), aborting.
> xdm error (pid 234): server unexpectedly died
> xdm error (pid 234): Server for display :0 can't be started, session
> The file /etc/X11/X is a copy of my XF86Config, not a symbolic link !!
/etc/X11/X is supposed to be a symbolic link to the default X server.
You can restore it to the XFree86 server with sudo ln -fs
/usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86 /etc/X11/X .
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member / CS student, Free Software enthusiast
- X problem
- From: Jean-Sébastien Rousseau-Piot <firstname.lastname@example.org>