X won't start - segmentations fault
curoli at gmail.com
Mon Mar 14 18:13:34 UTC 2011
On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:30 PM, James McKenzie <jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 10:19 AM, Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Oliver Ruebenacker <curoli at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Since this morning, X Windows on F14 on my Dell Latitude D820 laptop
>>> won't start up. It may or may not be since the first reboot after the
>>> latest updates during Sunday.
>>> It says "Segmentation fault at address 0x3f"
>>> I don't know whether it plays a role here, but in the log file, it
>>> also says that "Custom HAL configuration [...] If you have such
>>> configuration you will need to update it to the new format." with
>>> reference to http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Input_device_configuration.
>>> I have no idea what HAL is, and even after reading this page, I still
>>> have no idea whether this applies to me or what I would need to do if
>>> it does.
>>> What can I do? Thanks!
>>> Take care
>>> Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
>>> Systems Biology Linker at Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org/sybil)
>>> Turning Knowledge Data into Models
>>> Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
>> Some one suggested to install the NVIDIA driver. The installer
>> requires to disable Nouveau first. How can I disable Nouveau? Thanks!
>> Take care
> Please bottom or interleave post please.
> You have to de-install the Nouveau driver first and then install the
> proprietary nVidia driver.
I erased the only package that had "nouveau" in its name, which was
xorg-x11-drv-nouveau.i686, and rebooted, and the NVIDIA installer
still complains that Nouveau is used by my system. Is this possible?
Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
Systems Biology Linker at Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org/sybil)
Turning Knowledge Data into Models
Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
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