Re: sid: Console problems after starting X
On Fri, 03 Sep 2010 17:32:12 -0400 (EDT), Joel Roth wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 05:11:29PM -0400, Stephen Powell wrote:
>> Aha! failed to load firmware! That may be your problem. You should
>> always follow up on such messages. Do you have package firmware-linux-nonfree
>> installed? If so, you need to install it. It is in the non-free section
>> of the Debian archive; so make sure that the "non-free" and "contrib"
>> sections of the archive are present in your /etc/apt/sources.list file.
> I installed firmware-linux-nonfree, and the *ERROR*
> message is gone. Also, the 'disabling GPU acceleration'
> message is gone. Which sounds like it can only be good. :-)
> However I have the same issue as before:
> First switch from X to virtual console: small font.
> Next switch: black screen.
> Thanks for your help with this.
Well, that needed to be done anyway. Unfortunately, it was not
sufficient to solve the problem. But it's a step in the right
direction. Please post the output of your
/var/log/Xorg.0.log file. Maybe it will give me some ideas.
.''`. Stephen Powell
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