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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:11 am    Post subject: (Solved) X-Server fatal server error: no screens found Reply with quote

i think the problem is this

Code:
[KMS] drm report modesetting isn't supported.
GPU only supported with KMS, using vesa instead. (vesa being disabled, ofc that wont work)


in kernel: (quoting from http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/xorg-config.xml )

Quote:
Device Drivers --->
Graphics support --->
Support for frame buffer devices --->
(Disable all drivers, including VGA, Intel, nVidia, and ATI)

(Further down, enable basic console support. KMS uses this.)
Console display driver support --->
<*> Framebuffer Console Support


Quote:
Device Drivers --->
Generic Driver Options --->
[*] Include in-kernel firmware blobs in kernel binary


Quote:
Device Drivers --->
Graphics support --->
<*> Direct Rendering Manager --->
<*> ATI Radeon
[*] Enable modesetting on radeon by default


also enabled Laptop Hybrid Graphics - GPU switching support...

also did emerge radeon-ucode (after installing x)

also tried to set some settings in grub.. i think it was radeon.modeset=1 i also tried i915.modeset=1 even if i figured that wouldn't help, just in case.. (cus it said so, the radeon.modeset was for another file)

i've run out of ideas.

I'm running this

2.1 GHz AMD Dual-Core A4-3400MX APU with Radeon HD 6515G2 Dual Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 6515G2 Dual GPU (512 MB DDR5 dedicated)

as you can see its one of them APU's from amd, i expected some problems with it... this is a start.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

emerge wgetpaste (if you have not done so already) and use it to paste links to your kernel config and your /var/log/Xorg.0.log file here
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

pidsley wrote:
emerge wgetpaste (if you have not done so already) and use it to paste links to your kernel config and your /var/log/Xorg.0.log file here


i don't have a browser installed, i did emerge links tho.

but how would i do this?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

rabcor,

Follow these instructions:

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-7101452.html#7101452
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks bill! you're the man, you've helped me very much through my install! even fixed my low resolution problem :)

however, startx starts (i get the black screen) but then

/etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc: line 63: exec: xterm: not found
/etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc: line 63:xterm: command not found
xinit: connection to X server lost.

currently googling, this may just be cus i have no environment installed (haven't installed kde yet ofc)

but better safe than sorry.

i'm just not liking the "Not Found"
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You probably failed to read this :wink:
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If you haven't yet installed a window manager, all you'll see is a black screen. Since this can also be a sign that something's wrong, you may want to emerge twm and xterm only to test X.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BillWho wrote:
You probably failed to read this :wink:
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If you haven't yet installed a window manager, all you'll see is a black screen. Since this can also be a sign that something's wrong, you may want to emerge twm and xterm only to test X.


Correct!

one more thing tho, while i'm at it.

This issue is so small i don't feel like making a thread for it...

but it's bothering me, portage keeps saying

/etc/locale.gen needs updating.

etc-update supposedly does this i found out, but... i'm having some very big problems using etc-update.... as in.. its not working somehow. i keep pressing 1 or 2 or 3 or whatever and then it just runs everything again.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 3:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should first un-comment the needed locales in /etc/locale.gen (en_ for me) then run /usr/sbin/locale-gen

See Configure locales here: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml?part=1&chap=8 for more info.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BillWho wrote:
You should first un-comment the needed locales in /etc/locale.gen (en_ for me) then run /usr/sbin/locale-gen

See Configure locales here: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-amd64.xml?part=1&chap=8 for more info.


Doing that doesn't fix it

and i probably don't understand how to use etc-update

doing that well, i already explained, but i'm certain thats the command i'm supposed to run here, because it tries to update the right file.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

rabcor,

Change to the /etc directory ( cd /etc ) and do ls -a

Do you see a file that begins with ._cfg :?:

It should be something like ._cfg_locale.gen. If it's there then etc-update should merge ._cfg_locale.gen and locale.gen then remove _cfg_locale.gen depending on the option you select.

If you etc-update and there are no configuration file found, then it returns:
Code:
stable xen # etc-update
Scanning Configuration files...
Exiting: Nothing left to do; exiting. :)

And that means that there's nothing to worry about :wink:
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 10:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

BillWho wrote:
rabcor,

Change to the /etc directory ( cd /etc ) and do ls -a

Do you see a file that begins with ._cfg :?:

It should be something like ._cfg_locale.gen. If it's there then etc-update should merge ._cfg_locale.gen and locale.gen then remove _cfg_locale.gen depending on the option you select.

If you etc-update and there are no configuration file found, then it returns:
Code:
stable xen # etc-update
Scanning Configuration files...
Exiting: Nothing left to do; exiting. :)

And that means that there's nothing to worry about :wink:


I found out what to do, i had to write "yes" and not just press enter

thanks anyways ^^
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