xorg-x11 not starting after upgrade

Fridrich Strba fridrich.strba at bluewin.ch
Tue Nov 1 15:43:48 UTC 2005

It is a problem of fontconfig. Revert to the one in fc4 or wait some 
hours for the new one to hit download mirrors of rawhide.



Jim Cornette wrote:
> meherenow at darkglobe.org wrote:
>> Possibly a bit late for you, but are you using an ATI Radeon card?
>> The reason I ask is that you may be suffering from the same problem as 
>> me, see
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170873
> Yes, it is an ATI Radeon Mobility U1
> Reading your bug report, the symptoms seem to be different than yours. I 
> had decent X running and 3D support.
>  This problem made X fail for both the radeon and tries with the vesa.
> s-c-display errors out, but you do get a light blue screen, but the 
> terminal shows error with lines in s-c-display. gdm tries to respawn. 
> Running just X leaves a black screen, but appears to be in graphics mode.
> I figure that when FC5 test 1 comes out, a fresh install is in line. 
> Since it is this close to the test phase, compiled and installed X 
> should suffice until then.
> Jim

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