X11 does not load after building a Sles 11 SP1 VM with autoyast

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1 XEN Host
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1 XEN Virtual Machine


When creating VMs via an autoyast file, the vms turn on but will not load the X11 display.


Either remove the line "DefaultDepth 32" in /etc/X11/xorg.conf file on the Virtual Machine (VM)

Or, prior to installing the VM, in the <x11> section of the autoinst file, change:
<color_depth config:type="integer">32</color_depth>
<color_depth config:type="integer">24</color_depth>


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  • Document ID:7008926
  • Creation Date: 30-Jun-2011
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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