[CentOS] X windows won't start after update to autofs

Tue Oct 26 15:09:15 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Gilbert Sebenste wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Maybe this doesn't make sense, but after I updated autofs yesterday and
> rebooted this morning, X windows won't go. It tries with the old
> configuration---doesn't work. It tries a fresh config and fails. I can't
> copy and paste, but it says screens found, but no usable configuration.
> Couldn't start X server on card 0
> Couldn't start X server with old config,
> (EE) NV(0): No valid initial configuration found
> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usuble configuration.
> Fatal server error: No screens found
> Anyone have ideas?

My first thought is that you're mixing two issues: are you *sure* that you
rebooted after the last kernel update? If not, I'd think it's looking at
the wrong drive. This isn't, um, an nVidia card, is it?