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Re: X: (WW) Open APM failed

On Sat, 7 Sep 2002, Patrick Wiseman wrote:

> On Sun, 8 Sep 2002, Robert Epprecht wrote:
> > I'm struggling with my X configuration
> > and would appreciate a hint ;-)
> > 
> > woody
> > NVIDIA Riva TNT2
> > driver "nv"
> > 
> > After trying out several ways to get a working XF86Config-4 my X server
> > finally starts at least... But after the mouse get's visible nothing
> > else happens.
> > 
> > XFree86.0.log says:
> > (WW) Open APM failed
> It presumably says a lot more than that.  Mine has that line, too, but X
> works just fine.  (WW) just indicates a warning, so that's not what's
> causing the failure.  Maybe if you were to post more of the log, someone
> may be able to help.

Now that I think about it, that X behavior is what you sometimes get if
you have no window manager configured.  Do you have a ~/.xinitrc or
~/.xsession?  If so, what's in there?


Patrick Wiseman                               pwiseman@mindspring.com
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