X Server Crash on Boot after LM update 14 -> 15

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X Server Crash on Boot after LM update 14 -> 15

Postby kungfooc » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:26 pm

Hi,

So my Hp dv6 laptop is having X Server issues upon booting - it crashes every time. I speculate it has to do with the graphics drivers I have but I don't really know. I did have to update my drivers in 14 to solve an overheating issue when I first installed LM; but I definitely don't remember the details as that was quite awhile ago.

Attached is the return from inxi -Fxz:
(sorry, I'm on a different computer - and typing would take ages; if this is too taboo I guess I'll type it all out as I need help that badly :| )

In short (I have the logs attached for full gory details):
...
(EE) 11: /usr/bin/X (0x7fa11f9dd000+0x478c1) [0x7fa11fa248c1]
(EE)
(EE) Segmentation fault at address 0x70180

Fatal server error:
Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server aborting
...

That is the only error I'm aware of.

Things I have done to try to fix it:
[*] Edited GRUB boot parameters to include "nomodeset xforcevesa" (per Xenopeek's topic)
[*] Purged old xorg drivers

Code: Select all

    $ sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg-video-ati xserver-xorg-video-radeon
    $ sudo reboot
    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install fglrx-amdcccle-updates
    $ sudo aticonfig --initial
    $ sudo reboot


After both of those fix-attempts, X Server still crashes.
Please help LM Forums, you're my only hope.

Logs
http://s5.postimg.org/wffnb1njb/XServer1.jpg

http://s5.postimg.org/onyxchjdz/XServer_Log.jpg

These aren't uploaded here because of the picky parameters required by forums.linuxmint.com about sizes of images (they're both too tall).


Thanks All!
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inxi.jpg

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Re: X Server Crash on Boot after LM update 14 -> 15

Postby administrollaattori » Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:54 pm

How about a clean installation without formatting /home partition?


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