Xorg -configure

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 12:35:47 PST 2010

>> Should come back ins a second or two.  If not, reboot and check to see
>> if any logs were created e.g. /var/log/Xorg.0.log
> You should be able to just kill X without rebooting. ctrl + alt +
> backspace should do it; you may have to press twice with never
> versions of X.
> I got X to work. By deleting the drivers mentioned in the hint. The first
> time I tried to compile the driver file I commented out the suggested
> drivers but Xorg -configure just produced a driver not found error. I
> recompiled the driver files with wget.list uncommented and Xorg -configure
> produced the blank screen. Once I deleted the drivers mentioned in the hint
> every thing worked as it is supposed to but the keyboard and mouse. I also
> had to recompile the kernel because I didn't have the proper video driver in
> the config file. But the keyboard doesn't work when I start X. Pressing
> control alt backspace does nothing.

I read that recent X sources removed that key combination by default.
But through a HAL policy it can be put back in. Unfortunately I can't
help beyond this.

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