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I seems related to /tmp for me though. xinit: Connection refused (errno 111): unable to connect to X server xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error. for example ... When I rebooted even that stopped working. http://sauvblog.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-logfile-var-log-xorg-1-log.html

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. that is not going to happen and i mentioned that in post #2 already. googling on "Cannot move old log file ..." I treid to suid /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg" but it doesn't exist, in fact /usr/X11R6/bin/ is empty! (have I lost X11?) Any ideas? Offline #3 2012-01-22 22:43:32 cubisttriangle Member Registered: 2012-01-22 Posts: 11 Re: [SOLVED] Sudo and seteuid issues Awesome! https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=134148

The error was 1249. That's why I usually ceate a separate /var partition and a /tmp symlink of /var/tmp (so /tmp and /var/lib are on the same partition). but now i get this Code: Fatal server error: Cannot move old log file ("/var/log/Xorg.0.log" to "/var/log/Xorg.0.log.old" Make sure the permissions of Xorg.0.log, Xorg.0.log.old, Xorg.1.log, and Xorg.1.log.old are all the same.

Results 1 to 8 of 8 Thread: x server start fails Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log.old share|improve this answer edited Nov 6 '15 at 15:46 answered Nov 6 '15 at 13:15 hg8 6,26993467 it's definitely not text - the "Properties" field shows_italic_ Sicherungsdatei Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. are you sure changing timestamp or permission will fix GUI?

well i tried to get it all squared away today but ended up messing everything up. I was able to set suid finally, but it would still not start. T3slider View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by T3slider 05-28-2008, 06:16 PM #12 scybord LQ Newbie Registered: May 2007 Posts: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-14/x11-royally-screwed-up-permissions-can't-startx-644691/ Also make sure that the file /var/log/Xorg.0.log exists, and its permissions are readable and writable by root. (They should probably be "-rw-r--r--", owned by the root user and the group "users".)

If you still get an error regarding Xorg.0.log.old, something is obviously very wrong because everyone has read-write access and therefore your X installation is totally screwed up (or your entire system). BackTrack Linux - Penetration Testing Distribution HOME COMMUNITY FORUMS WIKI BT Swag BLOG DOWNLOADS HOW TO TRAINING Online Training Live Courses IMAGES FAQ DEVEL RoadMap ABOUT Help Remember Me? Thank you.There is considerable reduction in memory compared to tce. New Users: Read This First Reply With Quote 02-05-2007 #5 Wifi_is_evil View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Newbie Join Date Nov 2006 Posts 125 Myah os.

vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/other-linux-distributions/84077-cant-modifiy-xorg-log.html Draw a hollow square of # with given width How Did The Dred Scott Decision Contribute to the Civil War? I confirm that I had to use "$sudo chmod +s usr/local/bin/Xorg" to change it.kagashe Logged kagashe Full Member Posts: 129 Re: Xorg.tcz Fatal server error -- can't open /var/log/Xorg.0.log « Reply Talk about bad luck.

Results 1 to 2 of 2 Thread: Xorg log errors? this contact form You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Arch Linux HomePackagesForumsWikiBugsAURDownload Index Rules Search Register Login You are not logged in. This was enabled by default and also specified in the config file. [ 18.287] (II) LoadModule: "dbe" [ 18.307] (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules/extensions/libdbe.so [ 18.307] (II) Module dbe: vendor="X.Org Foundation" [ 18.307]

Where does \thepage kick in? so i'm hoping someone can help me get this all back to normal this is what happens Code: startx xauth: creating new authority file /root/.serverauth.2959 Fatal server error: Cannot open log changing permissions or creation of log file is not going to fix the Problem. have a peek here You should be able to open it with any text editor (as long as the file is not too big).

If you need to reset your password, click here. Thankyou!Note: on FC6 Xorg is in /usr/bin/Xorgnot in /usr/X11R6/bin/Xorg 12/13/2006 01:37:00 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) About Me Vijay Kumar View my If so either use a display manager (strongly recommended) or adjust /etc/permissions.local From 11.4 release notes: The setuid bit on /usr/bin/Xorg is needed for starting X as an unprivileged user, e.g.,

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Having an Issue With Posting ? xinit: giving up xinit: unable to connect to X server: Connection refused xinit: server error ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- xinit failed. /usr/bin/Xorg is not setuid, maybe that's the reason? I seems related to /tmp for me though. now i can't startx under any user.

Logged kagashe Full Member Posts: 129 Re: Xorg.tcz Fatal server error -- can't open /var/log/Xorg.0.log « Reply #6 on: December 11, 2008, 05:20:16 AM » Quote from: Juanito on December 11, So I fiddled around with the sudoers file to make sure I had sudo access (which I now do), but I still can't issue the startx command as a non-root user Reply With Quote 02-05-2007 #6 devils casper View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Super Moderator Join Date Jun 2006 Location Chandigarh, India Posts 24,776 hi ! Check This Out I CAN log in as root via startx, so it must be a permissions thing, but not sure what.

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I changed /tmp from sda7 to sdf1 and I am getting the same error. If it still doesn't work, you *may* wish to resort to reinstalling the X packages as explained above.[/edit] Last edited by T3slider; 05-26-2008 at 12:03 AM. Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest Reply With Quote 13-Aug-2011,00:20 #7 please_try_again View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries View Articles Flux Capacitor Penguin Join Date Sep 2008 Posts 7,443 Re: x server start fails Originally

are you sure changing timestamp or permission will fix GUI? now i can't startx under any user. Password Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux. To use Google Groups Discussions, please enable JavaScript in your browser settings, and then refresh this page. .

I CAN log in as root via startx, so it must be a permissions thing, but not sure what. Casper It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.