Sun ultra 40 m2 nvidia server won't start

Pat Kane pekane52 at
Tue Jun 22 05:55:40 PDT 2010


I'd like to see you Xorg log file (/var/log/Xorg.0.log ?).

Have you tried the Nvidia binary driver?


On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 6:44 PM, Laurel Sillerud <laurel at> wrote:
> Hello,
>    This is my last resort before I throw my Sun U40 M2 out the window.  I
> have been working on reinstalling Solaris 10 05/08
> and now face the daunting task of getting the X server to work.  I have used
> nvidia-xconfig, and many other tools ( I have 30 years of unix experience)
> to try to get this beast back up and running after a fresh install of S10.
>  The only way I can get it to start is to not build and xorg.conf file.
>  Then, the machine boots into 1024x768 mode and will not budge higher.  I
> have a 24" monitor (Sun 24.1 LCD) that would really like to run at a higher
> res, but I can't find an xorg.conf file that will run on this box.  The
> system came with the monitor, and I got it working years ago at 1920x1200
> just fine.  Now, no luck.  The major issue is that the nvidia driver will
> not start the card.  Of course, I have all the log files proving that it
> won't.  Any chance of getting a running xorg.conf that I could just plug in?
> Laurel
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