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Re: Can't restart x on card O



On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 14:22 -0800, Rick Stevens wrote:
> Lawrence E Graves wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 11:46 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 12:28 -0700, Lawrence E Graves wrote:
> >>
> >>> I just got thru installing again and this is the log before any drivers
> >>> are added.  Let me know what you think.
> >> There's no errors in it. I'm still not clear exactly which X session
> >> this log is from. Is this from after a failed attempt to start X on an
> >> installed system?
> >>
> >> -- 
> >> Adam Williamson
> >> Fedora QA Community Monkey
> >> IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org
> >> http://www.happyassassin.net
> >>
> > I had to leave for a minute.  Sorry about the wait for answer.
> > 
> > If I install drivers (akmod or kmod) this is when the problem of
> > restarting my computer comes in.  As long as I leave the drivers alone,
> > it runs perfectly.  Just trying to understand why I can't use these
> > drivers.  I am using a Evga 9500 Video Card.  It will let me install
> > them and then tell me I need to restartx in order to use them.  Once I
> > install and reboot that is when I am unable to get back in Fedora 12
> > without reinstalling it.  Does that make sense or am I losing it after
> > 10 trys.
> 
> That is precisely what we're trying to debug...what happens when you
> install those drivers.  So, install them, and when it craps out, hold
> down ALT, press the F2 key, log in as root and post the 
> "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" file from the failed X startup.
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This sounds good to you and I understand but how do I get back what I
have installed for the eleventh time. Smile  Will you be there to
instruct me how to overcome?

-- 
Lawrence E Graves <lgraves risingstarmbc com>


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