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Re: Kernel 2.6.25.4-10.fc8 no X w/ nvidia dkms from freshrpms



On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 5:49 AM, Mike Burger <mburger bubbanfriends org> wrote:
>
>> Richard Shaw wrote:
>>> After updaing to kernel 2.6.25.4-10.fc8 X will not load. dkms runs and
>>> says it's loading the module but X fails to run. Choosing my previous
>>> (still installed) kernel 2.6.24.7-92.fc8 boots fine.
>>>
>>> Anyone else run into any X issues with the latest kernel?
>>>
>> With Fedora 9, an update to 2.6.24.4-30 has just broken X on my machine,
>> while rebooting to 2.6.24.3-18 works OK. In my case X usually loads, but
>> the X display is scrambled. I have a Matrox 400 card in this machine. I
>> was wondering if they broke the Matrox driver or more general X related
>> code. It looks like it may be the general code, as it seems people with
>> various cards are complaining in various forums.
>
> I reported something similar, on my F9 system, but in my case, X doesn't
> come up scrambled...it doesn't start at all, on initial boot to runlevel
> 5.  If I "init 3" and then "init 5" again, or if I log in and run
> "startx", it's fine.  X just won't start, initially, in runlevel 5.
>
> --
> Mike Burger
> http://www.bubbanfriends.org

I ran dkms manually got got a Status 10: Build Failed... going to try
with --verbose and see if I can find out what happened.

Richard


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