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Firstboot problem



When I boot my AMD K6-2 development testbed machine, firstboot fails
with the following:

Module Loader present
OS Kernel: Linux version 2.6.1-1.65custom (root tembo private) (gcc
version 3.3.2 20040119 (Red Hat Linux 3.3.2-8)) #1 Fri Feb 6 14:32:55
EST 2004
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
         (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
         (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.1.log", Time: Sat Feb  7 14:54:20 2004
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
.Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/firstboot.py", line 207, in ?
    import firstbootWindow
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/firstbootWindow.py", line 28, in ?
    import gtk
  File
"/usr/src/build/322659-i386/install/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py",
line 43, in ?
RuntimeError: could not open display
[root tembo root]# Window manager error: Unable to open X display :1


The system recovers from the bomb and continues on.  Running from the
command line yeilds the same results.  The X-server doesn't fail, the
root window and X cursor appear briefly and then the firstboot messages
flash by and a boot.log message simply states that firstboot: failed.

I do not know if the X server is coming up as the proper screen or on
the proper virtual terminal.


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