After an update I get error message "no screens found"

Julien Cristau jcristau at
Tue Apr 28 08:31:01 PDT 2009

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 13:02:41 +0200, rosenreiter at wrote:

> Hi,
> I updated my system and after a reboot the Xserver failed to start. I got the
> message:
> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
> I tried the new unmodified xorg.conf and my old working xorg.conf (attached)
> configuration and I got the same error (logfile attached). 
> What's wrong?
> My system is debian lenny-testing, 2.6.26-1-sparc64, X.Org X Server 1.4.2
The X pci stuff is busted on sparc in lenny.  You'll have to either use
a framebuffer driver, or upgrade to unstable.


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