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Re: No X after upgrade Potato -> Woody

On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Erik van der Meulen wrote:

> Dear all -
> I have just taken the dive and decided to upgrade (my Dell Latitude Cpi
> 330) to Debian Woody.
> After the process was completed, I was no longer taken into Gnome after
> a boot, but ended at the console login prompt without error messages.
> If I typed 'X' there, I would see error messages of the type:
>   > sh: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/xkbcomp: No such file or directory
>   > Couldn't
>   > load XKB keymap, falling back to pre-XKB keymap
> I have looked this up in the list archive and found suggestions to do:
>   apt-get install --reinstall xfonts-base
> and:
>   apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xfree86
> Now if I do 'X' the gray 'fish bown' screen appears with an 'X' cursor,
> but no login. Again, a reboot only gives a console login prompt.
> I would be most pleased with any suggestions how this might be fixed. I
> have searched /var/log/* but did not find any messages that provided
> more insight.
> Thanks a lot.

run dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86.

... don't touch the bang-bang fruit

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