x-serve fails

Fabio Massimo Di Nitto fabbione at fabbione.net
Fri Sep 17 16:56:15 UTC 2004

Hi Mike,
	please keep always posting to the mailing list so that other
people will be able to find references, if they will encounter your

On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 0li47au02 at sneakemail.com wrote:

> > Please provide us with the following files and
> > information:
> >
> > /var/log/XFree86.0.log
> > /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
> >
> > output of:
> > lspci -n
> > xresprobe ati
> >
> Sorry for the delay in replying.

no problem :-) It's not a run to who is faster ;)

> First, I should tell you that I am writing this on another computer (not
> the one running Ubuntu). There is a question of whether I will be able
> to get the information you want from the Ubuntu machine into an email.

Yes, you can use the ssh client or similar to copy the data from one
machine to another.

> The xresprobe ati resulted in a file containing no data.

xresprobe produce output on the screen. There are no files involved.

> The
> /var/log/XFree86.0.log is close to 1K lines long, but contains at the
> end: "Fatal screen error: AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0"

I need all of it. Sorry you will have to find a way to post it. SAme goes
for the config and the other information I asked for. Each piece is needed
to see where the failure occourred.

> I am sorry I cannot supply all the details right now,
> but, hopefully, this will change.

Yes please, it is important for me to know what went wrong.


<user> fajita: step one
<fajita> Whatever the problem, step one is always to look in the error log.
<user> fajita: step two
<fajita> When in danger or in doubt, step two is to scream and shout.

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