[CentOS] Rebuild xorg (continued from Centos-devel)

Warren, Eucke EWarren at wms.com
Mon Dec 22 18:08:04 UTC 2008


On 2008-12-22, 17:38 GMT, William L. Maltby wrote:
>> Well, having faith that things really _are_ working, one of his 
>> messages in the log file about insufficient memory reminded me that 
>> many laptops and less-expensive desktops have shared memory. I've 
>> suggested that he check BIOS for various things.

>No such thing should be necessary to get Xorg working. If it doesn't work without such black magic, then it is broken.

>Matěj


Perhaps removing all of xorg, Gnome and xwindows is inorder and then a reinstall via yum of the groups is in order?

yum groupinstall "X Window System" "GNOME Desktop Environment"

Between a possible bad install to all of the tinkering...return to the baseline and try again.

-- 
Eucke


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