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monfen

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[SOLVED] VL 7.0 Alpha & Beta could not start my X server ...
« on: March 14, 2011, 02:06:56 pm »
Hello, I have just installed VL 7.0 Beta 1.10 and after restart it refuses to start my video graphic interface properly. I have tried all the available video drivers - auto, vxconf, fbdev, auto2 and only the vesa driver succeeded but with not the desired resolution 1280x1024, it was 1024x768 :(.
I am with Radeon 9550 video card and I use the DVI interface. I have no problems starting the X server with Slackware "Current" 13.37. Here is the backtrace from the Xorg.0.log (I do not know how to use scanpci and lsmod):

Backtrace:
[    40.824] 0: /usr/bin/X (xorg_backtrace+0x3b) [0x80e722b]
[    40.824] 1: /usr/bin/X (0x8048000+0x5db15) [0x80a5b15]
[    40.824] 2: (vdso) (__kernel_rt_sigreturn+0x0) [0xffffe410]
[    40.824] 3: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so (0xb734e000+0x4049c) [0xb738e49c]
[    40.825] 4: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libglx.so (0xb734e000+0x37708) [0xb7385708]
[    40.825] 5: /usr/bin/X (InitExtensions+0x9d) [0x80cbb0d]
[    40.825] 6: /usr/bin/X (0x8048000+0x1ad22) [0x8062d22]
[    40.825] 7: /lib/libc.so.6 (__libc_start_main+0xe6) [0xb73eedb6]
[    40.825] 8: /usr/bin/X (0x8048000+0x1aaa1) [0x8062aa1]
[    40.825] Segmentation fault at address (nil)
[    40.825]
Fatal server error:
[    40.825] Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
[    40.825]
[    40.825]
Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
    at http://wiki.x.org
 for help.
[    40.825] Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.
[    40.825]
[    40.825] disable FP1
[    40.825] (II) RADEON(0): RADEONRestoreMemMapRegisters() :
[    40.825] (II) RADEON(0):   MC_FB_LOCATION   : 0x1fff0000 0xc7ffc000
[    40.825] (II) RADEON(0):   MC_AGP_LOCATION  : 0x27ff2000
[    41.031] finished PLL2
[    41.081] finished PLL1
[    41.081] Entering Restore TV
[    41.081] Restore TV PLL
[    41.082] Restore TVHV
[    41.082] Restore TV Restarts
[    41.082] Restore Timing Tables
[    41.082] Restore TV standard
[    41.082] Leaving Restore TV

Any help with adjusting the right driver and resolution.
« Last Edit: April 12, 2011, 09:09:10 pm by monfen »

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Re: VL 7.0 Alpha & Beta could not start my X server ...
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2011, 05:18:46 pm »
Monfen

Thnx for your consideration, but you copied the help post from Beta announcement
It was hoped a mod would move it

Same answers - (open command shell, become  root)
Type exactly as shown ~ which  creates files you can save/read/post

(Then do) cd /etc/X11  (read your xorg.conf file - see which vid device driver is used  post that info)
 
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Re: VL 7.0 Alpha & Beta could not start my X server ...
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2011, 10:53:55 pm »
This is my xorg.conf generated through vxconf:

Code: [Select]
Section "ServerFlags"
 Option  "AutoAddDevices" "False"
 Option  "AutoEnableDevices" "False"
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier     "X.org Configured"
Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/local"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/TTF"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/OTF"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/Type1"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/misc"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/CID"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath     "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/truetype/"
FontPath     "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
FontPath     "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/75dpi"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/100dpi"
FontPath     "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/truetype/"
FontPath     "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
FontPath     "/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/"
FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/cyrillic"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load  "record"
Load  "dbe"
Load  "dri2"
Load  "glx"
Load  "dri"
Load  "extmod"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier  "Keyboard0"
Driver      "kbd"
Option  "XkbLayout"  "us"    ## KEYBOARD_MAP!
Option  "XkbModel"  "pc104"    ## KEYBOARD_MODEL!
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier  "Mouse0"
Driver      "mouse"
Option     "Protocol" "auto"
Option     "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option     "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
 DisplaySize 336 269 # 96 DPI @ 1280x1024 (non 4:3 aspect)
  Option "UseEdidFreqs" "1"
#DisplaySize   340   270 # mm
Identifier   "Monitor0"
VendorName   "FUS"
ModelName    "B17-2"
HorizSync    30.0 - 83.0
VertRefresh  55.0 - 76.0
Option     "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
### Available Driver options are:-
### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz",
### <percent>: "<f>%"
### [arg]: arg optional
#Option     "NoAccel"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "SWcursor"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "Dac6Bit"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "Dac8Bit"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "BusType"            # [<str>]
#Option     "CPPIOMode"          # [<bool>]
#Option     "CPusecTimeout"      # <i>
#Option     "AGPMode"            # <i>
#Option     "AGPFastWrite"        # [<bool>]
#Option     "AGPSize"            # <i>
#Option     "GARTSize"            # <i>
#Option     "RingSize"            # <i>
#Option     "BufferSize"          # <i>
#Option     "EnableDepthMoves"    # [<bool>]
#Option     "EnablePageFlip"      # [<bool>]
#Option     "NoBackBuffer"        # [<bool>]
#Option     "DMAForXv"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "FBTexPercent"        # <i>
#Option     "DepthBits"          # <i>
#Option     "PCIAPERSize"        # <i>
#Option     "AccelDFS"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "IgnoreEDID"          # [<bool>]
#Option     "CustomEDID"          # [<str>]
#Option     "DisplayPriority"    # [<str>]
#Option     "PanelSize"          # [<str>]
#Option     "ForceMinDotClock"    # <freq>
#Option     "ColorTiling"        # [<bool>]
#Option     "VideoKey"            # <i>
#Option     "RageTheatreCrystal" # <i>
#Option     "RageTheatreTunerPort" # <i>
#Option     "RageTheatreCompositePort" # <i>
#Option     "RageTheatreSVideoPort" # <i>
#Option     "TunerType"          # <i>
#Option     "RageTheatreMicrocPath" # <str>
#Option     "RageTheatreMicrocType" # <str>
#Option     "ScalerWidth"        # <i>
#Option     "RenderAccel"        # [<bool>]
#Option     "SubPixelOrder"      # [<str>]
#Option     "ClockGating"        # [<bool>]
#Option     "VGAAccess"          # [<bool>]
#Option     "ReverseDDC"          # [<bool>]
#Option     "LVDSProbePLL"        # [<bool>]
#Option     "AccelMethod"        # <str>
#Option     "DRI"                # [<bool>]
#Option     "ConnectorTable"      # <str>
#Option     "DefaultConnectorTable" # [<bool>]
#Option     "DefaultTMDSPLL"      # [<bool>]
#Option     "TVDACLoadDetect"    # [<bool>]
#Option     "ForceTVOut"          # [<bool>]
#Option     "TVStandard"          # <str>
#Option     "IgnoreLidStatus"    # [<bool>]
#Option     "DefaultTVDACAdj"    # [<bool>]
#Option     "Int10"              # [<bool>]
#Option     "EXAVSync"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "ATOMTVOut"          # [<bool>]
#Option     "R4xxATOM"            # [<bool>]
#Option     "ForceLowPowerMode"  # [<bool>]
#Option     "DynamicPM"          # [<bool>]
#Option     "NewPLL"              # [<bool>]
#Option     "ZaphodHeads"        # <str>
Identifier  "Card0"
Driver      "radeon"
BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device     "Card0"
Monitor    "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport   0 0
Depth     1
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport   0 0
Depth     4
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport   0 0
Depth     8
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport   0 0
Depth     15
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport   0 0
Depth     16
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
SubSection "Display"
Viewport   0 0
Depth     24
Modes "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
EndSubSection
EndSection

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
EndSection
             
Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "on"
EndSection

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Re: VL 7.0 Alpha & Beta could not start my X server ...
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2011, 12:30:55 am »
Radeon driver  ~ Couldn't find a legacy driver on Web

What does xorg.conf in Slackware use (probably newer DRM /Mesa etc
 
You may be stuck using vesa
Try changing default depth to 16  & ati as driver (or vesa )

In past, I have used vesa @16 ~ 1600x1200 (max Viewsonic  CRT Monitor could do)
While still running older Radeon 7000 card

I'm surprised you even see the text on screen when booting
DVI  is digital~  text is analog: Often there is nothing displayed on screen until
either GUI log on window show,or boots directly into desktop

Just for h--of it, try using analog outlet
« Last Edit: March 15, 2011, 05:42:42 am by rm-r »
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Re: VL 7.0 Alpha & Beta could not start my X server ...
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2011, 10:11:04 pm »
Thank You for your fast and comprehensive answers. I have tried ati and radeon drivers with defaulth depth 16, but the same situation.
I managed to configure vesa at my desired resolution of 1280x1024x60. I do not want to use the VGA output, because the my connector is somehow broken.

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Re: VL 7.0 Alpha & Beta could not start my X server ...
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2011, 09:05:16 pm »
Now, with VL7.0-STD-BETA-2.1.iso I have no problems with autoconfiguring the X server. Great work!