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xorg freezes after upgrade

Postby lorebett » Sat Feb 21, 2009 15:20

I've just done an equo update && equo world;
many packages were upgraded, including ATI drivers (I have an ATI graphical card)...
after a reboot, when I log into kde, the desktop is loaded but then the screen turns black with only the mouse cursor...

any clue please?
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Re: xorg freezes after upgrade

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Sat Feb 21, 2009 15:54

Try as root in a Terminal window:
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module-rebuild list

to see what modules are listed in the module database. You may find ATI driver packages referenced in there that are no longer installed. Delete them by doing an:

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module-rebuild del x11-drivers/ati-drivers-<version>


If the new ati-drivers is not listed, then add it by doing an:

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module-rebuild add x11-drivers/ati-drivers-<version>
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Re: xorg freezes after upgrade

Postby lorebett » Sat Feb 21, 2009 16:23

I haven't tried your solution, but I tried to remove all the kde files (.kde .kderc) and then log again; kde rebuilt all the files and now I have a working kde desktop (without the sabayon them), which works also with 3d effects (not perfectly, though, due to ati issues). So the problem was the old sabayon kde desktop, I assume...
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Re: xorg freezes after upgrade

Postby wolfden » Sat Feb 21, 2009 20:52

moved to correct forum - not an installation issues
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Re: xorg freezes after upgrade

Postby lorebett » Sun Feb 22, 2009 10:18

wolfden wrote:moved to correct forum - not an installation issues


ops... sorry, I thought that upgrading was considered an installation issue :oops:
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Re: xorg freezes after upgrade

Postby wolfden » Sun Feb 22, 2009 10:58

the forum description clearly states it

Installation of Sabayon Linux
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