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Spliff0328
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2005 9:08 pm    Post subject: startx failed (can't run in framebuffer mode) [solved] Reply with quote

When I tried to launch kde for the first time and I typed startx I got the following error. How do I fix this?
Code:
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: Linux 2.6.11-gentoo-r4 i686 [ELF]
Current Operating System: Linux BOX_Gentoo_IRC 2.6.11-gentoo-r4 #1 Sun Mar 20 22:51:56 EST 2005 i686
Build Date: 21 March 2005
        Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.X.Org
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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: Sat Mar 26 16:07:01 2005
(EE) Unable to locate/open config file

Using vt 7
xf86AutoConfig: Primary PCI is 2:10:0
Running "/usr/bin/getconfig -X 60802000 -I /etc/X11,/usr/X11R6/etc/X11,/usr/lib/modules,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/getconfig -v 0x121a -d 0x0005 -r 0x01 -s 0x121a -b 0x0036 -c 0x0300"
getconfig.pl: Version 1.0.
getconfig.pl: Xorg Version: 6.8.2.0.
getconfig.pl: 23 built-in rules.
getconfig.pl: rules file '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/getconfig/xorg.cfg' has version 1.0.
getconfig.pl: 1 rule added from file '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/getconfig/xorg.cfg'.
getconfig.pl: Evaluated 24 rules with 0 errors.
getconfig.pl: Weight of result is 500.
New driver is "tdfx"
(==) Using default built-in configuration (53 lines)

Fatal server error:
Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs        for all framebuffer devices


Please consult the The X.Org Foundation support
         at http://wiki.X.Org
 for help.
Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.0.log" for additional information.

XIO:  fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
      after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
Couldnt get a file descriptor referring to the console


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2005 10:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/xorg-config.xml might help you
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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2005 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Please see https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-291444.html

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