Xorg -configure hangs

George Sherwood pilot at beernabeer.com
Sun Dec 27 12:39:09 PST 2009

On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 00:32:20 +0100
Claus Regelmann <rgc at rgc1.inka.de> wrote:

> When trying to configure the new Xorg-7.5-2 the system remains
> locally unusable. The system seems to hang, but you can establish a
> remote connection. I found that the VMWARE-driver is responsible for
> the hang. Removing it manually from /usr/lib/X11/modules/drivers will
> fix the problem.

Not sure if you have found the solution yet to the issue with the
vmware driver (xf86-video-vmware 10.16.8) yet, but I have found that
applying the patch in this bug


fixes it for me.  I had it locking up for me on two different systems
until I applied the patch.

Hope this helps.


George Sherwood
Source Mage GNU/Linux Lead Developer
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