X doesn't start in minilinux

Jay Cotton Jay.Cotton at Sun.COM
Thu Mar 4 10:39:06 PST 2010

On 03/04/10 10:25, GreenFlash wrote:
> alling back to old probe method for vesa
Well, according to the log the vesa driver did not find a graphics 
device. So, PCI bus code
could be missing, all the connecting logic for that must be present.  
There may also be a
driver like xsvc or its equivalent that is needed.  Not sure about linux 
in that way.

I notice that all the fonts are missing, that may be o.k. on newest 
versions of X, your
version is rather stale.

You may want to start the server with an option to ignore networking.  
see if that clears the

The root cause seems to be that the server can't find a video chip.  The 
probe code is a good place
to start looking.


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