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Re: Oh no something has gone wrong! after reinstalling Debian and Gnome.

On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 10:34:22AM -0400, Fungi4All wrote:
> hello, I pasted my Xorg log at https://paste.debian.net/938243
> [ 65.388] Build Operating System: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 x86_64 Debian
> 6th line down, is the new debian9rc installer same as Debian 8.8?

> The official stretch installer will not be out till it becomes stable. There
> is a beta version of it out but I've never used it. I doubt it would say 3.16
> on it though. You can't get to GT from a v6 mustang that easy :)

You're misinterpreting the X log.  The lines in question actually say:

[    65.388] Build Operating System: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 x86_64 Debian
[    65.388] Current Operating System: Linux laptopanil 4.9.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.18-1 (2017-03-30) x86_64
[    65.388] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.9.0-2-amd64 root=UUID=47d1db29-628c-4a50-9ab1-808217075da8 ro quiet

Which is to say, this system is running kernel package 4.9.0-2-amd64,
but the X server was *built* by the Debian maintainers under kernel
package 3.16.0-4-amd64.  Which is not relevant to the current problem
as far as I'm aware.

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