SLED10 : Xserver fails to start after running well
This document (3385920) is provided subject to the disclaimer at the end of this document.
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
ATI Graphics Card and driver
Typically, disabling the 3-D effects and Xgl hides the symptoms and allows the GUI to start.
- Open a shell.
- SU to root.
- Change to the /etc/rc.d/rc5.d/ directory.
- Locate the script names of the xdm process and the
atieventsd. By default, the two files are :
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 2006-08-01 13:43 S21atieventsd -> ../atieventsd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 6 2006-08-01 10:38 S10xdm -> ../xdmThe link starts with 'S' and then a two digit number. This means that it is the start script, and the two digit number is the load preference. The lower the number, the earlier the start.
- Alter the load order by moving the atieventsd process to start
before the xdm process. This is done by :
mv S21atieventsd S09atieventsd
- Restart the workstation.
This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for NetIQ/Novell/SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
- Document ID:3385920
- Creation Date:03-AUG-06
- Modified Date:26-APR-12
- SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
Did this document solve your problem? Provide Feedback< Back to Support Search