Black screen when configure Xorg

Simone Dalmasso simone.dalmasso at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 12:18:38 PST 2009


I'm followiong BLFS 6.3. It crashes when I type the command "Xorg
-configure"(X window system components page). The file xorg.config.new is
not created.
Here you find attached the Xorg.0.log file, it contains some errors.
If is important, the env $XORG_PREFIX=/usr.
Thanks.

Simone



2009/11/18 <krendoshazin at dementedfury.org>

> Simone wrote:
> > Hi, I've installed the X window system under my LFS, but when trying to
> > configure (Xorg -configure) the screen becomes black and remains in this
> > state, so I need to reboot.
> > My LFS is running under VmWare Fusion.
>
> Do you possibly mean `X -config ~/xorg.conf.new'? We've had several users
> who were caught out by the black screen of the root window from Xorg 7.5.
> If so you should try `X -retro -config ~/xorg.conf.new', but if not, and
> Xorg really is freezing during the creation of the configuration, then we
> will need more information. Please provide /var/log/Xorg.0.log if
> necessary.
>
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