Can't restart x on card O

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Nov 10 16:47:09 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 09:39 -0700, Lawrence E Graves wrote:
> I don't understand what is going on.  I can install Fedora 12 fine but
> when I reboot it, no screen  Message says it can't restart x on card 0.
> Somebody, please help.  I have installed fedora 12 at least 10 times
> with same results.
> I was told to use akmod and that doesn't do the trick.  I use nothing
> and that certainly doesn't do the trick.  I have a evga 9500 video card.

Can you get to a console with ctrl-alt-f2, or if you boot to runlevel 3?
Then look at /var/log/Xorg.0.log ?

Adam Williamson
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