Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 449081
gdm won't start
Last modified: 2018-04-11 03:54:59 EDT
Description of problem:
gdm won't start
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot, or say "gdm" or say "startx"
This is exactly the same problem reported in
(not by me)
(I think it is the same kind of computer too, or very close.)
Created attachment 307186 [details]
gdm-debug-output gdm-log Xorg-log
Thanks to "Steve" (the one who reported this problem to the fedora-list), I
tried rebooting after removing /etc/X11/xorg.conf, and it seems to work.
(Haven't checked everything yet.) This may be an xorg problem and not a gdm
problem. However, it is still a problem because it becomes impossible to do
things like dual head. (He still cannot do this on his machine.)
Note that my xorg.conf file was made by system-config-display, and I did not
do you still have the xorg.conf that broke things?
Created attachment 307260 [details]
Could you please try to run Xorg without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 310500 [details]
Xorg.0.log without any xorg.conf
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