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Re: X won't start after installing openbox




On 2017-02-27 20:30 +0000, Rodolfo Medina wrote:

> Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>> Any openbox users out there?
>>
>> I installed x-window-system-core and openbox but startx gives error: `unable
>> to connect to X server: Connection refused'.  What am I missing?

You need to install the firmware-amd-graphics package.  Without it the
radeon kernel module does not work, which leads tho the following
problem:

> [    38.827] (II) [KMS] drm report modesetting isn't supported.
> [    38.827] (EE) open /dev/dri/card0: No such file or directory

Hence, the modesetting and radeon drivers don't work.

> [    38.828] (II) VESA(0): initializing int10
> [    38.829] (EE) VESA(0): Cannot read int vect

And the vesa driver does not work either because it needs root rights
which the X server does no longer have.  See
/usr/share/doc/xserver-xorg-core/NEWS.Debian.gz.

Cheers,
       Sven