startx results in an error or a black screen

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Sat Apr 4 12:49:17 PDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 4:16 PM, Justin Mattock <justinmattock at> wrote:
> Hello, I'm creating an LFS system for the new imac, and am up to the
> point of compiling the xserver
> and all of it's libs/proto's. I decided to use git for all of the
> required dependencies
> which all compiled fine.
> The problem is when I "startx" I receive an error
> from("vesa""vga""nv") something about sig 11
> I dont receive an error from the proprietary module, only the logo
> appears, and then a black screen.
> is this possible or is it not possible yet?
> the kernel I'm using is 2.6.29.

Attaching Xorg.0.log and including stderr would be helpful.


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