[CentOS-devel] Rebuild xorg

Matej Cepl mcepl at redhat.com
Mon Dec 22 21:18:18 UTC 2008

On 2008-12-22, 18:24 GMT, Alain PORTAL wrote:
>> Just remove xorg.conf and restart X. What happens?
> X failed to start.
> Here is some piece of Xorg.0.log
> (=3D=3D) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Mon Dec 22 18:46:20 2008
> (EE) Unable to locate/open config file

This is weird ... isn't there something weird about your 
configuration? NFS, SELinux, screwed up rights on /var/log -- 
I have never seen the error like this.

> (--) PCI:*(1:0:0) ATI Technologies Inc unknown chipset (0x7210) 
> rev 206, Mem

I talked with Dave Airlie about this and his conclusion was that 
most likely RHEL/CentOS 5.2 won't work with your card, but 5.3 
should. If you are willing to try Beta, then it should be 
available from 

(of course, there is no support, it is beta, no upgrades, 
yadayadayada).  For more information see announcement at 
(it should be released January 2009).


Matěj Cepl

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