[blfs-support] Problem running startx

James Pinto james.pinto at phoenixfusion.in
Sat Jul 14 20:55:54 PDT 2012


The contents of /usr/lib/X11/modules/drivers are:-

ark_drv.la        dummy_drv.so   neomagic_drv.la       sis_drv.so
ark_drv.so        fbdev_drv.la   neomagic_drv.so       tdfx_drv.la
ast_drv.la        fbdev_drv.so   nv_drv.la             tdfx_drv.so
ast_drv.so        glint_drv.la   nv_drv.so             tga_drv.la
ati_drv.la        glint_drv.so   r128_drv.la           tga_drv.so
ati_drv.so        i128_drv.la    r128_drv.so           trident_drv.la
cirrus_alpine.la  i128_drv.so    radeon_drv.la         trident_drv.so
cirrus_alpine.so  intel_drv.la   radeon_drv.so         v4l_drv.la
cirrus_drv.la     intel_drv.so   savage_drv.la         v4l_drv.so
cirrus_drv.so     mach64_drv.la  savage_drv.so         vesa_drv.la
cirrus_laguna.la  mach64_drv.so  siliconmotion_drv.la  vesa_drv.so
cirrus_laguna.so  mga_drv.la     siliconmotion_drv.so  voodoo_drv.la
dummy_drv.la      mga_drv.so     sis_drv.la            voodoo_drv.so

I have both these for video cards.

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core
Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT
520M] (rev a1)


On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 8:45 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> James Pinto wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Im using BLFS Version 2012-07-10.
> > I finished the first 3 chapters of BLFS and moved straight to Chapter
> 24. X
> > Window System Environment
> >
> > I have completed installing Xorg. I have reached Xorg-7.7-1 Testing and
> > Configuration
> >
> > when I run startx I get a fatal error saying no screens found
> >
> > It seems that some modules couldn't be opened, please tell me how I can
> fix
> > this error.
> >
> > I have attached my Xorg.0.log I have also pasted this below:-
>
> > [   499.740] (II) LoadModule: "intel"
> > [   499.740] (WW) Warning, couldn't open module intel
> > [   499.740] (II) UnloadModule: "intel"
> > [   499.740] (II) Unloading intel
> > [   499.740] (EE) Failed to load module "intel" (module does not exist,
> 0)
> > [   499.740] (II) LoadModule: "vesa"
> > [   499.741] (WW) Warning, couldn't open module vesa
> > [   499.741] (II) UnloadModule: "vesa"
> > [   499.741] (II) Unloading vesa
> > [   499.741] (EE) Failed to load module "vesa" (module does not exist, 0)
> > [   499.741] (II) LoadModule: "fbdev"
> > [   499.741] (WW) Warning, couldn't open module fbdev
> > [   499.741] (II) UnloadModule: "fbdev"
> > [   499.741] (II) Unloading fbdev
> > [   499.741] (EE) Failed to load module "fbdev" (module does not exist,
> 0)
> > [   499.741] (EE) No drivers available.
>
> Assuming you built with an XORG_PREFIX prefix of /usr, what are the
> contents of  /usr/lib/X11/modules/drivers/ ?
>
> You should have at least vesa_drv.so and fbdev_drv.so.
>
> Also what is the result of `lspci`?  We don't need everything.  Just the
> video card.  For instance mine is:
>
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G92 [GeForce 9800
> GTX] (rev a2)
>
>    -- Bruce
>
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-- 
James Earnest Pinto
Director/CEO
*Phoenix Fusion*
www.phoenixfusion.in
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