[CentOS] Back to my Xwindows kernel panic

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Sun Jul 6 04:01:44 UTC 2008

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> I have a newly built drive with 5.2 fresh install (that I will be 
>> cloning shortly) in my DECtop and it is failing with X the same way 
>> the upgrade from 5.1 drive did (not too supprising there).
>> In 5.1 X worked.  I could startx from init 3 and get into GNOME.  
>> Also VNC into the box and have a GNOME screen.  With 5.2, I get a 
>> kernel panic.  Well I guess it is a kernel panic because once I run 
>> startx from the console, my SSH session to the box from my notebook 
>> is frozen.
> <snip>
> Try 16bit X instead of 24bit (replace the 24 in xorg w 16) and see if 
> that helps ... 
OK.  I will try this shortly.
> also, you can boot the older kernel from 5.1 and see if that helps. 
I did try that on the system I upgraded from 5.1.  No difference still 

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