Need help restoring X window system

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 01:44:21 MDT 2005


Al Byers wrote:

> I am running suse 9.3 and the power got cut off abruptly and now I 
> cannot run "startx" as a normal user, but I can as root. My .X.err 
> files reads:
>
> linux:/home/byersa # cat .X.err
>
> X Window System Version 6.8.2
> Release Date: 9 February 2005
> X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.8.2
> Build Operating System: SuSE Linux [ELF] SuSE
> Current Operating System: Linux linux 2.6.11.4-20a-default #1 Wed Mar 
> 23 21:52:37 UTC 2005 i686
> Build Date: 22 March 2005
>        Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.X.Org
>        to make sure that you have the latest version.
> Module Loader present
> Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
>        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
>        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Tue Sep 13 23:55:15 2005
> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
>
> (EE) Failed to load module "speedo" (module does not exist, 0)
> (EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOBLANK: Invalid argument
> (EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOPAN_DISPLAY: Invalid argument
> Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local, 
> removing from list!
> Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo, 
> removing from list!
> Could not init font path element /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID, 
> removing from list!
> (EE) FBDEV(0): FBIOBLANK: Invalid argument
>
> waiting for X server to shut down
>
>
> Could someone help me regain X server capability for this user?
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Al
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rm -rf /home/byersa/.Xauthority
startx
Try that, usually works for me.



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