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Re: Xorg broken while upgrading from Etch to Lenny

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 08:27:56PM +0545, Bibek Paudel <eternalyouth@gmail.com> was heard to say:
> Hi (cross-posting from Debian-testing list)
> Yesterday I upgraded from Etch to Lenny.
> 1. changed etch to lenny in /etc/apt/sources.list
> 2. # apt-get update
> 3. # apt-install install dpkg aptitude apt
> 4. # aptitude full-upgrade
> I rebooted the machine after upgrading and X failed to start. It showed
> error: "failed to start X server : no screen found"
> An attempt to run "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" couldn't fix the problem
> and neither could "X -configure". The error shown while trying to "startx"
> after dpkg-reconfigure was:
> "failed load module 'vesa' module does not exist .
> fatal server error: no screens found"

  Offhand, it sounds like you need to install xserver-xorg-video-vesa.


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