OpenSUSE Install :: 11.1 Post-software Update X Server Won't Start
Nov 7, 2010
I have been running OpenSuSE 11.1 with the proprietary VNIDIA driver for a year or so and recently upgraded my internet connection from slow old dialup. I installed some software upgrades this made possible but the process failed on some point (I didn't make a note of the details) and the next time I tried to log on it booted up to the CLI. I tried startx and got the message;
using config file "etc/x11/xorg.conf"
no devices detected
Fatal server error
no screens found
xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server
On a fresh install (tried two new installs now) I'm getting an error when I try to go out to the update repositories after the install. I'm getting a "failed to download /suse/setup/descr/packages.DU.gz from [URL] It seems to get about 48% and just hangs there. This happens both if I try downloading updates during the install or if I try doing an on-line update after the system is up.
I'm a Ubuntu Desktop newbie, and I wiped XP Media Center off my old HP Pavillion Dv8000 last night to install 10.04 LTS. With very little tweaking, I got everything to run right including wireless, but now I notice that I can't run any new (post-install) programs that I install through Ubuntu Software Center. In fact, I haven't tried installing any other way, but all software that was part of the default installation works fine, but these programs won't run:VLC Media PlayerSkypeStarsWhen I click on the programs to run them, the other apps slow or freeze for 30-45 seconds as if the computer is contemplating starting them, and then nothing. No errors, no shell or blank window - nothing. They just don't run.I only created one user account at O/S install and as far as I can tell is the SU, so I can't see it being a permissions issue.
I have just visited this page here, Updating openSUSE - openSUSE I have been trying to update my OpenSuSE system for a week now and I have absolutely no idea what causes this problem. The update would start but would stop right in the middle and refuse to install some pulseaudio(...) package... It would indicate that network is down while I am sure it is up.
I am behind a proxy and I have again and again made sure that the proxy settings are correct and alright. Since it downloads some of the packages in the start I believe my connection and settings are OK. Maybe the SuSE server is down, but not for a whole week, I don't think so. I would also like to mention that I have only tried updating through YaST GUI and I am, as of yet, unaware of any console or command-line methods of updating.
I really would like to update my system because I happen to be paranoid in matters of computer security. (Just kidding) But since I cannot install any updates it should mean I might have problem installing new software. So my digital life is literally crippled because of this problem.
So, my second real attempt at getting the 64 bit F11 up and running. I just started adding stuff before all the updates. Crash. So, I'm in the post install phase. Before anything else I installled akmod-nvidia manually, rebooted, and I'm doing yum update right now. I'm hoping many dependencies are solved in the update. There are about 209 line items to update after the initial install. Been updated all afternoon.
So, after the updates are done, I'm heading over to download the different repos I need for the fun stuff. Did you know Java is installed with this first yum update? Wasn't like that in F10. I think I tried 5 times on F10 before I got it right.
I recently preformed a full update to my openSuSe 11.3 x64 + gnome install. Everything was running fine before the update however post a number of features have stopped working or have changed. I used the command zypper up to update everything. The errors I've been recieving are as follows, Wastebasket
Won't open on via Desktop or Places menu. Gives the following error "Could not display "trash:" File Is Of An Unknown Type". If I drop things on the Wastebasket the files do go to /home/USERNAME/.local/share/Trash/files but I can't Empty Wastebasket upon right click as the option is highlighted out.
Computer Icon If I try to open it from link in Places menu I get the error Nautilus cannot handle "computer" locations.. The link to it has also disappeared from the left hand panel if I have a Nautilus window open. Mounted Icons Previously I used to have 4 drives mounted;
1 network (NFS), 1 encrypted (TrueMount), 2 Windows (partitions of main machine)
Out of these only the encrypted and network drive showed on the Desktop and two Windows drives would stay mounted under /windows but have no icon on the Desktop. After the update, all these drives are on the desktop and but the only way to not have them appear on Desktop is to set Gnome config not to show any of the icons on Desktop. Although these are independent errors, they are all related to folders (at least indirectly) so I felt it was better to group them together to give a better picture of the issue.
having had problems with getting grub2 to work on dual HDD setup...despite the most excellent advice on the forum i took the plunge and installed 10.10 from update manager within 10.04..... bingo fixed grub and now have dual boot again. but the update manager and synaptic package don't work because of libedata-cal1.2-6 file that remains..following other advice on the forum Advice gratefully received, how can i force an unistall of this package
mark@studypc:~$ sudo apt-get -f remove Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done
When i installed 11.4 i selected gnome as my desktop. Now i want to give KDE (suse´s default desktop) a shot. Witch packages do i have to install to have a FULL KDE enviroment as if i would have selected KDE when i installed suse? Not just the desktop, but kde apps, themes, etc. Or even better. Is there a "Meta package" that installs everything?
11.2 is installed as a guest under Citrix XenServer 5.5.2. When I try to go to runlevel 5, the X server logs say that /dev/fb0 is not found, and that no screens are found. The only other errors in the log are that it can't locate a core keyboard or mouse.
I just upgrade from 10.3 to 11.4. Everything went fairly smoothly and most things are still working execp nfsserver
getting: /etc/init.d/nfsserver start Starting kernel based NFS server: mountd statd nfsdrpc.nfsd: writing fd to kernel failed: errno 13 (Permission denied) rpc.nfsd: unable to create inet6 TCP socket: errno 97 (Address family not supported by protocol) rpc.nfsd: unable to set any sockets for nfsd failed
dmesg: RPC: server localhost requires stronger authentication. [ 2545.282736] svc: failed to register nfsaclv2 RPC service (errno 13). [ 2545.282742] nfsd: last server has exited, flushing export cache [ 2545.282852] RPC: server localhost requires stronger authentication. [ 2545.282955] RPC: server localhost requires stronger authentication. [ 2545.283848] RPC: server localhost requires stronger authentication. [ 2545.283957] RPC: server localhost requires stronger authentication.
I have several servers with access only to a local network and on not to the web in general.I was wondering if it is possible so run a local update server (on open SUSE 11.3 desktop) on a machine with outside access and have the servers with only LAN access update using that machine. If this is possible can someone point me to a HOW TO or just tell me if there is a configuration panel in YAST2.I have found in google mentions of a YOU server in SUSE10 but cannot find this in 11.3
I played the apprentice sorcerer trying to install mysql workbench by my own and I messed up the system 11.1 by removing accidentally some libraries and decided to jump on 11.4 by using the update feature from the DVD. It worked all good (it seems at least: I didn't lost any datas and all my servers are running ok) but there is no more X11 server (kde) running for the run level 5.
I checked the inittab file and it is set to 5. I can log on root account and now I'm searching how to install kde on this new 11.4 system. I didn't yet tried the failsafe option at boot. Is there a way to set up kde from the internet, my wifi connection is ok ? I saw that yast was not installed nore zypper nore yum. Do I first try another update to fix it (if possible) from DVD?
When I restart my computer the following messages come up: __________________________________________________ _ init: usplash post-start process (2221) terminated with status 1 * Stopping ClamAV virus database updater freshclan
I recently upgraded to the 2.6.35-27 kernel, but it seems that the X-server will always segfault if I try to load the ATI driver for it. If the ATI driver is turned off then nothing bad happens but then I'd be running without graphics acceleration.
I'm currently using ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870. For now, to avoid this issue I'm still using the older 2.6.35-25 kernel, in which the driver seems to work just fine.
I wonder if there's anyone else having the same issue?
Crash log below, if you can find some useful info from it:
I just upgraded to CentOS 5.6 (been on 5.2 for ages....) and am getting the following error in the apache error_log file:[Sat Jul 02 13:50:25 2011] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)[Sat Jul 02 13:50:25 2011] [error] SSL Library Error: -8187 Security library: invalid argumentsThe notice entry, I can understand, however the SSL error is halting apache from starting. It has been suggested that this might be a package mismatch issue. I'll be more than happy sharing the package list for this box on request.
I'm running 10.04 (64bit) on an hp dv6915nr and sound has been working great for the past few weeks. When I started the machine up today, it wouldn't play any sounds and the sound preferences show no input devices. Output devices lists simply "Dummy Output".
The only thing that I believe to have changed recently is updates. I installed a set of updates a day or tow ago. I hadn't used anything requiring sound immediately after the update, so I'm not sure if the updates were the issue.
i am a new opensuse user from vietnam. I installed opensuse 11.3 last week, and i have a serious problem with repo. I can't enter it . It's mean i can't update (by update applet), install codec, new software, .
I did the big update just now and then another update popped up right away. The update is about creating a common metadata repository. I can't see the official name of the application it's trying to install/update. Anyway, when I try to do the update, I get an error that says, "createrepo-0.9.9-4.fc15.noarch requires yum >= 3.2.29-8 : Success - empty transaction"
I have a Compaq Presario r3300 with a 1.6 GHz processor from AMD and 2GHz ram. I am running Ubuntu 9.10 which has been religiously updated ever since I clean installed it on this computer. Today, about an hour after my last automatic update for Ubuntu 9.10, I went to click one of my mouse buttons, and nothing worked. This happened after I tried to open GIMP 2.6, which had never failed before. So there I was with no right or left click on my mouse or keypad, no any opening of GIMP. Things were frozen - but typing was okay. The cursor ended up in a window, and I could type. I waited for about 10 minutes, then turned off the computer with my power button. When I turned it on, I was able to open up a firefox and left click once. Then everything froze. I turned off, then turned on again. Same situation. One left click, then no reaction. Finally by chance when I was booting up again, the boot screen offering choices (which I don't know how to get to if I want to) came up, and I chose a different, earlier version of Ubuntu. Now I can click my mouse left or right. But still no GIMP. It is installed; just no reaction when I try to run the program as I have literally hundreds of times before. All started with the automatic update earlier this evening.