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XServer failed to setup write-combining range????

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My X-server has corrupted. and I tried to reconfigure it using redhat-config-xfree86 and iam able to change the settings. but after reconfiguring when i tried to start the XServer using 'startx' iam getting the error message as
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xd8400000,0x2f0000)
 
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xd8000000,0x6f0000)



what can i do for that??


             plz
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What HW do you have?

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WW is warning - and this is non fatal, so ignore it.
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by:Gns
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Yes gheist, but why use "vesa" if there is a... better... driver?
So (still)... what hardware are we talking about here?

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And do not forget to post uname -a
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by:udaikumar
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OK Guys

   i renamed the /root/.Xauthority file to /root/.Xautority.old


and i modified  the /etc/X11/XF86Config file

   i changed the 'Font Path' to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/fonts.alias '

and i reinstalled the xdm and gdm

now it's working fine ..


 Thankyou
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Didi it do anything with write-combining ???
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Of course not gheist, you were right in that being a "red herring".
With the info we did get, and the lack of conversation... we could simply never have reached a solution here.
Don't take me wrong udaikumar, I'm glad you solved your problem, but... do you even know which of all the operations you did solved it for you?
Anyway, since the problem is solved, and this Q has no PAQ value... You should contact Community Support and have it deleted.

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i am getting the same error but the solution provided above is not helping at all. Can some body help? Here is the error i  while using startx:


XFree86 Version 4.2.0 (Custom Build: 4.2.0-72a) / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6600)
Release Date: 23 January 2002
        If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is
        newer than the above date, look for a newer version before
        reporting problems.  (See http://www.XFree86.Org/)
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.18-14.1a i686 [ELF]
Build Host: fubar.amazon.com
 
Module Loader present
OS Kernel: Linux version 2.4.29-1.0a (root@kernel-build-101.amazon.com) (gcc ver
sion 2.96 20000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.1 2.96-98)) #1 Tue Mar 22 16:02:03 PST 2005
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: Thu Sep 15 18:38:14 2005
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
(EE) Failed to load module "pex5" (module does not exist, 0)
(EE) Failed to load module "xie" (module does not exist, 0)
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0750000,0x60000)
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0740000,0x70000)
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0730000,0x80000)
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0720000,0x90000)
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0710000,0xa0000)
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0700000,0xb0000)
=====================================================
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(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0010000,0x7a0000)
(WW) VESA(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (0xc0000000,0x7b0000)
 
waiting for X server to shut down


then it comes back to the prompt. Startx fails. i have no clue how to debug/fix this issue.
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There is no solution in this question. Lack of hardware upport comes from using outdated software on new systems.
For example newest release of your system is called Fedora Core 4
Write Combining will not work on Pentium and older CPU ...
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