Blank screen on starting X
simon.thum at gmx.de
Tue Sep 15 08:21:06 PDT 2009
Flittigs at PICT wrote:
> Hello all, we are undergrad students trying to install and compile the
> latest X release on a virtual box. We did all installation on /opt/MPX
> on doing "sudo /opt/MPX/bin/X -config /../xorg.conf" , the X server starts
> running and screen goes blank. We also changed the startx script to
> accomodate the new path for X. Can anyone help on this? thanks
This is perfectly normal. Congratulations, you have a running X. You
just don't have a running desktop engine.
startx starts X, not the other way round.
sudo startx -- /opt/MPX/bin/X -config /../xorg.conf
More information about the xorg