X-server doesn't start after boot-up

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 07:15:17 PST 2008

On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 9:08 PM, raman narasimhan <ramsn88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> i've a debian etch system.. i'm using the grub loader.. immediately after
> the boot process when the login screen is to take over, instead of the login
> screen, i get this
> ...................
> | Hz          ?  |
> ...................
> this box keeps moving up and down on the screen..  i'm new to linux so dont
> know how to configure x by myself.. pls help

Looks like the driver isn't setting up your card properly.  Please file a bug:
and attach your xorg log (/var/log/Xorg.0.log) and config
(/etc/X11/xorg.conf) along with a description of the problem.


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