weston-launch can not be started up in user mode

Yang Andy williamyang13 at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 18 00:43:56 PDT 2014

Hi everyone

I want to start up weston-launch at console terminal in user mode.

It failed to start up weston-launch and echo error info below.

But when i change user mode to root mode,it can start up weston-launch correctly.

Could anyone give some hint on how to solve this issue?

[Error Info]
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.513] weston 1.4.0
weston-launch[262]: http://wayland.freedesktop.org/
weston-launch[262]: Bug reports to: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Waylan
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.516] OS: Linux, 3.10.17-1.0.0_ga, #8 SMP PREEMPT Fri Aug 29 16:
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.529] Using config file '/etc/xdg/weston/weston.ini'
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.532] Loading module '/usr/lib/weston/fbdev-backend.so'
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.553] initializing fbdev backend
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.594] Loading module '/usr/lib/weston/gl-renderer.so'
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.605] fbGetDisplay failed.
weston-launch[262]: [16:00:12.605] fatal: failed to create compositor

Best regards


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