Re: completely lost as to what to do, or where to look.
From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 04:01:47 EST
On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 06:51:24AM +0000, Justin Mattock wrote:
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 5:34 AM, Andrew Morton
> <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 May 2008 04:10:16 +0000 "Justin Mattock" <justinmattock@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Hello; I'm lost as to where to look in the kernel, as to why I'm
> >> receiving a black screen with startx
> >> DRI seems to be fine, I'm noticing a sema_init but am not sure if this
> >> is the cause of the blackness.
> >> any direction as to where I might look would be helpful.
> > Kernel version?
> > A git-bisect should get you down the the offending commit within an
> > hour or three. http://www.kernel.org/doc/local/git-quick.html has some
> > instructions.
> > But if you're on 2.6.26-rcX, be sure to use the very latest - a pile of
> > bad DRI code got reverted recently. This morning, I think.
> Thanks for the help, From what I can remember I noticed this around
> 2.6.26-rc1. It could be an issue with DRI, but then again it could be
> something else. With running some more tests I'm noticing a conflict
> with libdri.so, not recognizing the module or the module not
> recognizing libdri.so.
Which X video driver are you using?
What exactly is the error message?
> Justin P. Mattock
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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
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