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[solved] Re: X won't start after installing openbox




Sven Joachim <svenjoac@xxxxxx> writes:

> 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.


Installing firmware-amd-graphics seems to have solved it.

Thanks,

Rodolfo