[Novalug] no desktop after lenny install
steelpulsefan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 20:53:28 EST 2009
one wierd thing i just noticed is that Gnomewas not installed. Before
upgrade i had gnome and video, after no gnome. go figure, hopefully gnome
install solves it.
On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 8:34 PM, Norman Bird <steelpulsefan at gmail.com>wrote:
> thanks but it basically asked me a bunch of questions about the keyboard of
> all things and then finished, but it didn't work, same error, no screen
> failed to load module '"vesa", no driver available. only login prompt, gives
> me the errors etc. clearly cant find the vesa driver, but I'm clueless.
> there is not clear documentation on this on any search ive done all day.
> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Alvin Smith <mezzenger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As the root user:
>> # dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
>> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Norman Bird <steelpulsefan at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> I installed lenny fairly easy but upon reboot I only get login promt as
>>> xserver fails to load. the error log said it was unable to fing "nv" driver,
>>> that it did not exist. I in my limited knowledge know that I now have to
>>> reconfigure the settings in etc/X11/xorg.conf...but I'm not sure where to
>>> start when it says cant find the nv driver. But I'm sure some of you this is
>>> an easy one. so chime in why dontcha?
>>> I tried reinstalling xorg and that didnt work, same error.
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