[arch-general] Segmentation fault in X after last upgrade
t.powa at gmx.de
Mon Nov 2 07:54:18 EST 2009
Am Montag 02 November 2009 schrieb Magnus Therning:
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Am Montag 02 November 2009 schrieb Magnus Therning:
> >> I just upgraded this morning and after a reboot X refuses to start.
> >> My /var/log/Xorg.0.log contains a message about a segmentation fault
> >> and a short backtrace.
> >> I'm on AMD64, with an nVidia card (I'm using the Xorg driver, nv).
> >> Anyone else seeing something the same behaviour?
> >> Any suggestions on how I can get my system back to normal again?
> >> /M
> > You could try nouveau driver instead.
> Is that driver as mature as the Xorg nv driver? (I don't really care
> about 3d stuff, so the Xorg driver is feature full enoug.)
> In the meantime I've downgraded to xorg-server from 4 Sep (and device
> packages from even earlier).
> Had I thought about it I would have tried removing the nv package and
> let X run with vesa instead. I'll have to get some work done first
> thought, maybe I have time to try it later today or tomorrow.
Before using vesa driver you should at least give nouveau and nv driver a
Both lack on 3D support but for 2D operations they should work fine.
Nouveau has nice kms support, which is nice if it works on your card.
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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