I found out why xorg won't work on archlinux
jdashiel at panix.com
Fri Jul 29 09:58:02 UTC 2016
Thanks much, I'll check that out.
On Fri, 29 Jul 2016, Alonzo Cuellar wrote:
> Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 01:18:13
> From: Alonzo Cuellar <mariachiac at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
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> Subject: Re: I found out why xorg won't work on archlinux
> The arch wiki has info on Nvidia cards. It just depends if you want nvidia,
> nvidia -lts, nvidia340xx... etc... I'm not sure what kind of card you have,
> but the nvidia page in the arch wiki can help.
> On 07/28/2016 10:01 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
>> It turns out in the Xorg.0.log file there's a pause for drm and that pause
>> is forcing startx to fail. It's possible this is being triggered by a
>> driver xorg-drivers installs to handle drm but I'm not certain about that
>> yet. I'll find out later.
>> If you guessed the video card over here is nvidia you got it right.
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