[Mageia-dev] Broken database problem solved but not all well

Colin Guthrie mageia at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Apr 18 13:57:18 CEST 2012

'Twas brillig, and Anne Wilson at 18/04/12 12:32 did gyre and gimble:
> On 17/04/12 21:22, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> As you do not have any legacy initscripts messing things up, I think
>> the problem you now face is more simple. We need to find out exactly
>> what's wrong.
>> I guess the next stage is to: 1. Boot. 2. Assuming X does not start,
>> switch to tty2 3. Get the output of: systemctl show prefdm.service 4.
>> Assuming it's actually tried to start it (look for dates in the 
>> ActiveEnterTimestamp variable near the top),
> ActiveEnterTimestamp=Tues, 17 Apr 2012 14:47:50 +0100 (yes, it was on
> all night :-) )
> then look in
>> /var/log/Xorg.0.log.
>> If you happen to have a radeon, and it's using the vesa driver it
>> could be the same problem Oliver is seeing: 
>> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5426
> It's Intel.  It seems to be a bit unhappy that the Wacom tablet isn't
> attached, but ISTR that the same thing happened when it was attached so
> I doubt if that is relevant.  The logfile is attached.

Yeah it seems to be related to the tablet... can you try just moving the
xorg.conf out the way (mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.ignore)
and reboot and see if it's happier?



Colin Guthrie

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