Fun with upgrading - X not working

Ben Novack ben at
Thu Mar 16 04:40:16 UTC 2006

On 3/15/06, Ben Novack <bhn3 at> wrote:
> So, I finished dist-upgrading.
> X fails to start; I'm told that there are screens, but they don't have
> a valid configuration - this is after running a reconfigure on
> xerver-xorg.
> Also, after I enter my username - but *before* I'm prompted for a
> password - I'm given this:
> configuration error - unknown item 'QUOTAS_ENAB' (notify administrator)
> (And then the same line, but with NOLOGIN_STR, ENV_HZ, PASS_MAX_LEN,
> Anyone out there know what's going on?

Okay, update: By disabling the framebuffer option X works now. But now
everything looks like I'm viewing it through a very fine screen...
which is needless to say a little strange.


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