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Offline thane

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Xorg/xserver bug?
« on: February 16, 2015, 02:09:33 AM »
After latest round of updates, was only able to boot to command prompt, with error message something like "failed in wait for x". Had been using Xorg-7.7 with xf86-video-nv.tcz to get correct resolution for my monitor, without problems.

After some fiddling, got a desktop after deleting xserver modules from tce/optional, but Xorg-7.7 doesn't work (of course), so using Xvesa although it doesn't have the best resolution.

Any help appreciated (including pointing out my dumb mistakes if any!). Thanks.

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2015, 02:28:43 AM »
Please check /var/log/Xorg.0.log (it will only exist if Xorg tried to start of course).
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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2015, 03:18:05 AM »
xf-video-nv still needs to be updated

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2015, 10:40:03 AM »
First, apologies for putting this in TCB Bugs. Of course it's extension related!

At the bottom of the Xorg.0.log file were messages "fatal server error: no screens found" and "server terminated with fatal error" which explains why deleting the xorg-xserver extension at least gets me a desktop.

Further up in the log were the messages [approximately] "loading nv", "module API version doesn't match server version", "unloading nv".

It looks like Xorg isn't finding whatever it needs to work with my monitor...

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2015, 08:35:52 PM »
see the post above...

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2015, 05:40:38 AM »
I'm also seeing issues getting xorg to run.  On my system, it doesn't seem to progress far enough to create the log.

I'm attempting to use xf86-video-intel.tcz

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2015, 05:44:22 AM »
Could you double-check that you used the apps gui to add/update the extensions listed here:

http://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,18070.0.html

...and rebooted

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2015, 06:01:20 AM »
ah. the issue might be libevdev-1.3.2.  I was expecting that bmarkus' updated libevdev would get approved and posted, rather than depending on that 1-off version.  In all honesty, I didn't expect libevdev-1.3.2 to be approved and posted. I mistakenly included it when I submitted my evemu-tools.tcz for approval.

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2015, 06:33:08 AM »
Turns out I was missing elfutils. Things seem to be working now

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2015, 08:24:02 AM »
Does Xorg require elfutils, or?
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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2015, 08:27:30 AM »
It's required to build, I didn't think it was a runtime dep...

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Re: Xorg/xserver bug?
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2015, 11:58:43 PM »
Update to the xf86-video-nv extension resolved my Xorg issue.