Re: Fatal server error: xf86OpenConsole: Server must be run as root
Karsten Bolding writes:
> Just installed a new machine and updated my old one, so same versions on both.
> When I try to start x (startx) as a normal user on the new machine I get:
> Fatal server error:
> xf86OpenConsole: Server must be run as root
> When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
> the full server output, not just the last messages
> _X11TransSocketUNIXConnect: Can't connect: errno = 111
> giving up.
> xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server
> xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error.
> Now I wonder what permissions and where I have to make changes.
Easily fixed. Go into /usr/X11R6/bin and ....
1) delete X
2) Make a link to the X server that you have chosen: ln -s ./XF86_SVGA X
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