Re: Can not startx anymore after the laptop was forced to turn off
> how can i fix the issue, any idea? thanks in advance.
I suggest, not to use the noveau driver. Maybe you should try to use the
nvidia-drivers, which are offered in packages. For easy installation, you
should use the nvidia-kernel-dkms and nvidia-glx package.
Make sure, the linux-headers afre installed. module-assistant does that for
When everything is installed, especially the -dkms packages, then the modules
will be automatically built (thank you, dear developers for the idea of dkms!)
Maybe it is necessary to install the package nvidia-glx by hand.
Change the entry in xorg.conf from "nouveau" to "nvidia" and leave the rest as
For testing purposes I suggest to move your login-manager out of the way, so
it will not start (for example move /etc/init.d/kdm to /root).
When you restart you get a console and can start with "startx" and see the
output when it fails.
When everything is working fine, move kdm (or your choosen login-manager like
gdm or xdm) back to /etc/init.d/ and have fun.