[PlanetCCRMA] reinstalling/repairing X

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat Oct 20 18:50:05 2007

On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 14:53 -0500, Ira wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-10-19 at 08:09 -0500, Ira wrote:
> > How about "how do I reinstall ccrma?" or "how do I reinstall X?"
> Could we try to see what changed? Do an "rpm -q -a --last" to see which
> packages were last installed. Do you remember what you did other than
> updates before X stopped working? It is strange that updates caused this
> as I have not issued any for quite a while and Fedora hasn't either. 
> [truncated by sender]
> that's what happened...
> I've attached the rpm log
> I'm on gdm version 2.14.11
> Those were some good links, thanks.
> Starting X w/ sudo did work.

Well, at least you have a workaround. I still don't exactly know what
might be happening. 

There's too many changes in packages to be able to pinpoint one as the
culprit. One thing I never looked at is your /etc/X11/xorg.conf
configuration file. 

-- Fernando