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

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Environment

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

Situation

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

Resolution

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>
to 
<color_depth config:type="integer">24</color_depth>


Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7008926
  • Creation Date:30-JUN-11
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • SUSESUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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