[CentOS] Gnome desktop trouble

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Mar 20 20:11:29 EDT 2012


On 03/20/2012 04:31 PM, Jack Bailey wrote:
> On 03/20/12 14:11, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> On 20.03.2012 17:09, ken wrote:
>>> On 03/20/2012 02:21 PM Jack Bailey wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> Also you may want to try invoking startx from runlevel 5.
>> That doesn't make sense to me - runlevel 5, AFAIK, *is* X running.
> Right.  I am running at run level 3 so I can invoke X manually for 
> debugging.  There are no USB errors, but I got some interesting output 
> from "Xorg -keeptty":
>
> Build Date: 25 February 2012  04:11:35PM
> Build ID: xorg-x11-server 1.10.4-6.el6_2.1.0.1.centos
> Current version of pixman: 0.18.4
>          Before reporting problems, check 
> http://wiki.centos.org/Documentation
>          to make sure that you have the latest version.
> Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
>          (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
>          (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Tue Mar 20 14:25:28 2012
> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> (EE) open /dev/fb0: No such device
> expected keysym, got XF86TouchpadOn: line 120 of inet
> expected keysym, got XF86TouchpadOff: line 121 of inet
> expected keysym, got XF86TouchpadOn: line 120 of inet
> expected keysym, got XF86TouchpadOff: line 121 of inet
>
> No framebuffer?
>
> # ls -l /dev/fb0
> crw-rw---- 1 root root 29, 0 Mar 17 13:32 /dev/fb0
>
> # lsattr /dev/fb0
> lsattr: Operation not supported While reading flags on /dev/fb0
>
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There may be things that start at runlevel 5 that are not one at runlevel 3.

do a "chkconfig --list" and start any services that are 3:on and 5:off
before you "startx".

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