Broken X11 After Mandriva Upgrade
Paulo César Pereira de Andrade
pcpa at mandriva.com.br
Wed Nov 26 17:27:34 PST 2008
> I recently upgraded to Mandriva to 2007 Free. In the process, something
> happened that broke X11. I have tried everything I can thing of but no
> It has been very difficult to get any diagnostics because when I try to
> startx, the console goes black and neither keyboard nor mouse can do
> anything. I finally did a startx via ssh and got these errors:
I suggest you try a newer "Free" release, otherwise, you will need
to remove some packages, as it is, for some reason running X -configure.
> X Window System Version 7.1.1
Remove the x11-driver-video-sun... packages listed above. They
were being build and installed by default, but they won't work
on a "normal" ix86 computer.
> Xorg: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/sunbw2_drv.so:
> undefined symbol: xf86MatchSbusInstances
> Do these message suggest a course of action to anyone as to how I can fix
> this? TIA.
You can also run "xorgcfg -textmode" as root, in a shell to create
an initial xorg.conf.
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