F8 can't start X

Clodoaldo clodoaldo.pinto.neto at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 00:49:57 UTC 2008

2008/2/11, John Thompson <john at vector.os2.dhs.org>:
> On 2008-02-11, Clodoaldo <clodoaldo.pinto.neto at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Just installed F8 can't start X. I have been searching on this for
> > hours. Any hints? It looks like the "missing output drivers" message
> > is the key.
> Have you tried the generic SVGA driver? E.g. in /etc/X11/xorg.conf,
> change this:
> > Section "Device"
> >         Identifier  "Videocard0"
> >         Driver      "savage"
> To this:
>  Section "Device"
>          Identifier  "Videocard0"
>          Driver      "svga"

Thanks. svga does not work:
(EE) Failed to load module "svga" (module does not exist, 0)

Tried vga and there is image in about a quarter of the monitor with a
huge font. Totally unusable.

Regards, Clodoaldo Pinto Neto

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