[CentOS] Back to my Xwindows kernel panic
johnny at centos.org
Sun Jul 6 15:37:02 UTC 2008
Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> 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.
>> Try 16bit X instead of 24bit (replace the 24 in xorg w 16) and see if
>> that helps ...
> OK. I will try this shortly.
Did this work.
>> 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
If it still panics then it does not seem to be a kernel module issue,
but something else. That would be very strange.
I guess some kind of compile issue in xorg could do this, though not sure.
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