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#1 2006-11-11 14:27:39

Registered: 2006-10-31
Posts: 24

Strange X problem

I had a strange problem with x on my laptop. I was able to boot into the command line, and log on as user or root. But when I started x the xserver started up, I got the x curser and then a small white square in the middle of a black screen and the whole system was locked. I had to shut it down with the power button. It continued to happen, no matter what window manager I put in ~/.xinitrc. Then suddenly, this morning, everything is fine. The system boots up as normal.

I'm not sure what I'm asking for. Has anyone come across anything similar?


#2 2006-11-11 14:53:35

From: Arizona
Registered: 2006-03-20
Posts: 387

Re: Strange X problem

I've not encountered this behavior. I'd start by reviewing the Xorg.0.log.



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