Re: completely lost as to what to do, or where to look.
From: Justin Mattock
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 10:34:41 EST
On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 7:59 AM, Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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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Hello; thanks for the feedback, from previous posts, you know what
module I'm talking about, So with that in mind I'm going to go
to the next question: From error messages "there isn't"
the only leeway or light at the end of the tunnel I see is with
libdri.so i.g. If I boot the system up with out messing with anything
I will receive
a black screen after issueing startx, (from looking at what I see, the
screen will flash one time then black, it should flash or blink two
before giving me my lovely picture(wallpaper) then if I remove
libdri.so everything starts up as usual so with that in mind since I
a post about DRI being all F*&^ked up then maybee that is the culprit,
I think All I really need right now is info on the xserver and the
What mechanisms are used or files that are responsible for the two too coexist.
Justin P. Mattock
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