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Re: [vox-tech] X server crashed?



I run Mandrake 9.0.  The log file is the same as Debian.  I checked it and
there are no error lines at all.  There were a few warnings (WW) scattered
through it, but no errors.

Katie

--- "R. Douglas Barbieri" <doug@dooglio.net> wrote:
> Katie, what distro are you running by chance? On Debian, there is a log
> file created called /var/log/XFree86.?.log (where ? is the screen
> number; i.e. 0). It is a *very* detailed output of the last X session.
> 
> If you have this file, peruse it, especially near the end, to see if
> there are any obvious error (EE) lines. Either attach the file to your
> next post, or make it available via http.
> 
> Otherwise, I'm not sure about other distros, where the detailed X log is
> kept.
> 
> On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 17:36, Katie wrote:
> > --- "R. Douglas Barbieri" <doug@dooglio.net> wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2003-08-13 at 13:51, Katie wrote:
> > > > It doesn't appear to be CPU overheating.  Here's what happens:
> > > > 
> > > > [katie@bob katie]$startx
> > > >  info scrolls by really fast
> > > >  screen blinks to black, then blinks back
> > > >  info pops up with version  & release date blah, blah, default
> > > settings
> > > > using vt 7
> > > > 
> > > > waiting for x server to shut down
> > > > 
> > > > [katie@bon katie]$
> > > > 
> > > > I'm totally clueless as to why this happened.  I haven't made any
> > > changes
> > > > in months.
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > Try just running "xinit". What happens then? Do you get a gui
> session
> > > with an xterm? Or does it exhibit the same behaviour?
> > 
> > xinit does the same thing
> > 
> > Katie
> > 
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