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Thread: KDE, won't start in vmware

  1. #1
    OliWare NNTP User

    Default KDE, won't start in vmware

    Code:
    owitsm-new:/etc/sysconfig # startx
    xauth:  creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.3597
    xauth:  creating new authority file /root/.Xauthority
    xauth:  creating new authority file /root/.Xauthority
    
    
    X Window System Version 7.2.0
    Release Date: Tue Jun  3 00:09:04 UTC 2008
    X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.2
    Build Operating System: openSUSE SUSE LINUX
    Current Operating System: Linux owitsm-new 2.6.22.18-0.2-default #1 SMP 2008-06-09 13:53:20 +0200 i686
    Build Date: 03 June 2008
            Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
            to make sure that you have the latest version.
    Module Loader present
    Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
            (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
            (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Wed Jul 23 13:04:44 2008
    (EE) Unable to locate/open config file
    New driver is "vmware"
    (==) Using default built-in configuration (55 lines)
    
    Fatal server error:
    Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs        for all framebuffer devices
    
    giving up.
    xinit:  Connection reset by peer (errno 104):  unable to connect to X server
    xinit:  No such process (errno 3):  Server error.



    Is there an extra driver I need to install ?

  2. #2
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    Default Re: KDE, won't start in vmware

    This problem seems caused by /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
    Regards,
    Bryan Yu
    http://lifestory.moqin.com/

  3. #3
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    Default Re: KDE, won't start in vmware

    It's possible that the open-vm-tools package is causing you issues.

    As root:

    init 3
    rpm -e open-vm-tools
    sax -r -m 0=vesa
    init 5

    Then install the VMware Tools.

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