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startimg x

Posted: Mon May 07, 2007 11:49 pm
by worz
Hi

I'm a newbie to minimyth, I have followed all the instructions, to get a network boot with nfs.
I have got everthing to work, except, when the screen says starting x, it just sits their.

Any help will be apreciated.

Thanks :(

Posted: Wed May 09, 2007 6:00 am
by Pablo
I would suggest trying the following:

Telnet into the frontend as user 'root'.

If there is /var/log/Xorg.0.log, then see whether or not it contains any reason that it might fail.

If you have trouble figuring out the /var/log/Xorg.0.log file, then I can take a look at it, assuming you can make it available for download or mail it to me (look for my email address on the web page in my signature). You can use a web browser to download the file from your frontend because the frontend's file file system is available through its web interface.

If there is no /var/log/Xorg.0.log, then try running the command from the telnet window

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/etc/rc.d/init.d/x start
and look at the resulting output.

Posted: Fri May 11, 2007 7:56 pm
by worz
Pablo I will send the Xorg.0.log ouput by e-mail.

Thanks

Posted: Mon May 14, 2007 6:55 pm
by Pablo
It appears that there are device access problems. I recall someone have the same (or very similar) problem, but I do not recall the resolution. I will see whether or not I can track down the thread.