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Bug 207912 - Server X cannot start
Server X cannot start
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 203017
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11-drv-ati (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2006-09-25 07:56 EDT by noye
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-25 14:10:25 EDT
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Contains startx outputs, Xorg.0.log,X.stdout,Xconfig.test,fisrtboot-crash.log (28.58 KB, text/plain)
2006-09-25 07:56 EDT, noye
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Description noye 2006-09-25 07:56:32 EDT
Description of problem:
On linux boot on a Tiger server X server cannot start.
Last displayed messages on screen are:

Probing for Video Card : ATI Technonlogy Inc Rage XL
Attempting to start native X server
Waiting for X server to start ... log located in /dev/null
1...2...3...4...5...X server started successfully
  File "/usr/sbin/firstboot", line 107, in ?
  File "/usr/share/firstboot/xfirstboot.py", line 74, in startGraphicalUI
    import gtk
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 76, 
in ?
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 64, in 
RuntimeError: could not open display

With startx command use, error messages are:

(EE) ATI(0): Adapters found to be in VGA mode on server entry are not 
supported by the MMIO-only version of this driver.
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
XIO:  fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
      after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Build ID: xorg-x11-server 1.1.1-25.fc6 ?

How reproducible:
Rebooting Linux or starting X server (with startx command)

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

No server X starts

Expected results:

Start of X server

Additional info:
Comment 1 noye 2006-09-25 07:56:33 EDT
Created attachment 137042 [details]
Contains startx outputs, Xorg.0.log,X.stdout,Xconfig.test,fisrtboot-crash.log
Comment 2 Adam Jackson 2006-09-25 14:10:25 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 203017 ***

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