KDE Won't Start, Gnome, XFCE will
ejazzkatt at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 16:23:29 UTC 2008
Martin Laberge wrote:
> On Monday 22 December 2008 08:41:30 Eric wrote:
>> Eberhard Roloff wrote:
>>> Eric wrote:
>>>> I had tried to run Miro and it would open and then immediately close.
>>>> When I ran it from the command line it gave me the same error I
>>>> mentioned above,"Nvidia Open GL driver requires CPUs with SSE to run"
>>> on another note, what CPU are you using?
>>> Kind regards
>> I don't remember and I don't know how to check, other than opening the
>> case. I tried uname -p and it said "unknown" It's an AMD Athlon running
>> on an old Gateway.
>> By the way, I was able to use Miro under KDE and I started Gnome just a
>> few minutes ago so that I could run uname. This is without the Nvidia
> Check your machine with
> a lot to read, do a lshw|more if will tell you all
> up to the serial number of each components...
> all without opening the case.
That's great to know. That command returned lots of information.
Here's what it listed under CPU.
product: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]
physical id: 4
bus info: cpu at 0
width: 32 bits
capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce
cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr syscall mmxext 3dnowext
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