Re: X won't start - segmentations fault

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Hello,

On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 1:30 PM, James McKenzie <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 10:19 AM, Oliver Ruebenacker <[email protected]> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:56 AM, Oliver Ruebenacker <[email protected]> wrote:
>>>     Hello,
>>>
>>>  Since this morning, X Windows on F14 on my Dell Latitude D820 laptop
>>> won't start up. It may or may not be since the first reboot after the
>>> latest updates during Sunday.
>>>
>>>  It says "Segmentation fault at address 0x3f"
>>>
>>>  I don't know whether it plays a role here, but in the log file, it
>>> also says that "Custom HAL configuration [...] If you have such
>>> configuration you will need to update it to the new format." with
>>> reference to http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Input_device_configuration.
>>> I have no idea what HAL is, and even after reading this page, I still
>>> have no idea whether this applies to me or what I would need to do if
>>> it does.
>>>
>>>  What can I do? Thanks!
>>>
>>>     Take care
>>>     Oliver
>>>
>>> --
>>> Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
>>> Systems Biology Linker at Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org/sybil)
>>> Turning Knowledge Data into Models
>>> Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
>>> http://www.oliver.curiousworld.org
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>     Hello,
>>
>>  Some one suggested to install the NVIDIA driver. The installer
>> requires to disable Nouveau first. How can I disable Nouveau? Thanks!
>>
>>     Take care
>>     Oliver
>>
> Please bottom or interleave post please.
>
> You have to de-install the Nouveau driver first and then install the
> proprietary nVidia driver.

  I erased the only package that had "nouveau" in its name, which was
xorg-x11-drv-nouveau.i686, and rebooted, and the NVIDIA installer
still complains that Nouveau is used by my system. Is this possible?
Thanks!

     Take care
     Oliver

-- 
Oliver Ruebenacker, Computational Cell Biologist
Systems Biology Linker at Virtual Cell (http://vcell.org/sybil)
Turning Knowledge Data into Models
Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
http://www.oliver.curiousworld.org
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