Increase LOG Level of startup of Xorg

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Thu Apr 19 07:52:14 PDT 2007

On 4/19/07, Michael Chalvatzis <glykos at> wrote:
> I installed Xorg 7.1 described like in BLFS. Now when I start X by executing
> "startx" (starting only one xterm client) the GUI freezes and I have to switch
> off my whole PC in order resolve this freeze/crash.

This may not work in your case, but if you have two machines, you may
be able to ssh into the frozen box and kill X. Doesn't always work,
but sometimes.

> I use the "ati" driver that in turn starts the sub driver "radeon". I get the
> graphical interface of X, but it looks like as soon as the X-clients starts the
> whole Xorg crashes. So I would like to increase the log messages in order to see
> after next reboot, what made X to crash!

Can you attach Xorg.log? Look for messages that begin with (EE).


More information about the blfs-support mailing list