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i've installed redhat 9.0 and not really a newbie but also no pro... i've had the same problem with redhat 8.0 but could solve it .... but now it does ...
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    XWindows crashing in redhat 9.0


    i've installed redhat 9.0 and not really a newbie but also no pro... i've had the same problem with redhat 8.0 but could solve it .... but now it does the same thing again and really want to know what crashed XFree. When i boot it says it can't start X11 and gives me the following problem: can't load bitmap.?.
    when i try reconfiguring the video configuration with the redhat-config command for video it finds my video driver and all but can't load it ...

    if someone knows what the problem might be, please let me know... i could reupdate my X11 with the redhat disc's but then i don't know the problem ...t

    thanx in advance

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    Can you start just the X server alone? Start it with just the command "X".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dolda2000
    Can you start just the X server alone? Start it with just the command "X".
    no, already tried that ... (will try it again you never know) => had the same result as when i typed startx

    sorry but i forgot to past the log files from Xfree86:

    XFree86.0.log:

    XFree86 Version 4.3.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.3.0-2)
    Release Date: 27 February 2003
    X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
    Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.20-3bigmem i686 [ELF]
    Build Date: 27 February 2003
    Build Host: porky.devel.redhat.com

    Before reporting problems, check http://www.XFree86.Org/
    to make sure that you have the latest version.
    Module Loader present
    OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.20-8 (bhcompile@porky.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version 3.2.2 20030222 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5)) #1 Thu Mar 13 17:54:28 EST 2003
    Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
    (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (++) Log file: "/dev/null", Time: Wed May 14 20:27:22 2003
    (++) Using config file: "/tmp/@12752.1xf86config"
    (EE) Failed to load module "bitmap" (module does not exist, 0)

    Fatal server error:
    Unable to load required base modules, Exiting...


    When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
    the full server output, not just the last messages.
    This can be found in the log file "/dev/null".
    Please report problems to xfree86@xfree86.org.


    and XFree86.setup.log:


    XFree86 Version 4.3.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.3.0-2)
    Release Date: 27 February 2003
    X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
    Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.20-3bigmem i686 [ELF]
    Build Date: 27 February 2003
    Build Host: porky.devel.redhat.com

    Before reporting problems, check http://www.XFree86.Org/
    to make sure that you have the latest version.
    Module Loader present
    OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.20-8 (bhcompile@porky.devel.redhat.com) (gcc version 3.2.2 20030222 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.2-5)) #1 Thu Mar 13 17:54:28 EST 2003
    Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
    (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
    (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
    (==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Sat May 17 14:05:02 2003
    (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
    (==) ServerLayout "Default Layout"
    (**) |-->Screen "Screen0" (0)
    (**) | |-->Monitor "Monitor0"
    (**) | |-->Device "Videocard0"
    (**) |-->Input Device "Mouse0"
    (**) |-->Input Device "Keyboard0"
    (**) Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
    (**) XKB: rules: "xfree86"
    (**) Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
    (**) XKB: model: "pc102"
    (**) Option "XkbLayout" "be"
    (**) XKB: layout: "be"
    (==) Keyboard: CustomKeycode disabled
    (**) |-->Input Device "DevInputMice"
    (**) FontPath set to "unix/:7100"
    (**) RgbPath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    (==) ModulePath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
    (++) using VT number 7

    (II) Open APM successful
    (II) Module ABI versions:
    XFree86 ANSI C Emulation: 0.2
    XFree86 Video Driver: 0.6
    XFree86 XInput driver : 0.4
    XFree86 Server Extension : 0.2
    XFree86 Font Renderer : 0.4
    (II) Loader running on linux
    (II) LoadModule: "bitmap"
    (WW) Warning, couldn't open module bitmap
    (II) UnloadModule: "bitmap"
    (EE) Failed to load module "bitmap" (module does not exist, 0)
    (II) LoadModule: "pcidata"
    (II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libpcidata.a
    (II) Module pcidata: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
    compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
    ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6

    Fatal server error:
    Unable to load required base modules, Exiting...


    When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
    the full server output, not just the last messages.
    This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
    Please report problems to xfree86@xfree86.org.



    hope this helps a bit ....

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    I've never heard of a "bitmap" module before. Can you just remove it from your /etc/X11/XF86Config and see if that solves it?

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    When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
    the full server output, not just the last messages.
    This can be found in the log file "/dev/null".
    Please report problems to xfree86@xfree86.org.
    i liked that one :P

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    Huh?! Where the ... did that come from?! Did you alter it to that, Yttrium?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dolda2000
    Huh?! Where the ... did that come from?! Did you alter it to that, Yttrium?
    nope, nothing altered with X ... that's the strange part, i've done nothing (installed nothing, and removed nothing) ... really done know where that came from ...

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    oh yeah, forgot to mention that when i took my redhat cd to look if i would update the problem (just 'update' my Xwindows system) it gives some sort of error and aborts the updating process ... well, i think i'll just reinstall linux ... i think it will be the easiest, to bad i didn't found the solution

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    cant you just comment out the "bitmap" module?

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