Bug 78827 - Xserver can't start
Summary: Xserver can't start
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 73733
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-01 18:12 UTC by aaron
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-02-21 18:50:14 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
The log file from the failed XServer start (14.68 KB, text/plain)
2002-12-01 18:13 UTC, aaron
no flags Details

Description aaron 2002-12-01 18:12:05 UTC
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Description of problem:
While doing the upgrade from 7.3 to 8.0 when it failed while "Probing for
monitors".  Later after the install which went allright it tried to start the
Xserver and gave and NVidia driver error saying there weren't any usable screens
and when i tried the X configuring tool it said bogus values returned.  My
monitol is a Hansol 710D and my video card is a GeForce 2 (32?) MB.  The system
worked properly with redhat 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Upgrade from 7.3 to 8.0
2.try to start XServer
4.goto 2

Actual Results:  Xserver wouldn't start configuration tool wouldn't work

Expected Results:  XServer would start of the configureation tool would work

Additional info:

Comment 1 aaron 2002-12-01 18:13:25 UTC
Created attachment 86984 [details]
The log file from the failed XServer start

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2002-12-18 20:31:04 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 73733 ***

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 18:50:14 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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