Archlinux X server

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Archlinux X server

Unread postby DonNabo » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:23 pm

Hi.
I have install Archlinux on my odroid-u3 like explained here:
http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv7/samsung/odroid-u3

It works perfect with an old vga (1024x768) monitor, but I can't start the X server after install xorg, etc...
I have been reading some things about it on the forum, but I'm a little lost.
I want install i3wm, but for test it (the X server) I have no problem if you can give me some simple instructions about what I need install and modify for startx with the simple twm, for example.

Thanks a lot!
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby mdrjr » Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:41 pm

Logs?
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby guscrown » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:56 am

I'm having the same issue with Arch:

These are my log files:

Xorg.log
http://pastebin.com/ELqn9QjQ

Xorg.conf
http://pastebin.com/T0vzS7QM
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby gripped » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:11 am

I pretty sure I recall reading about problems starting X from the console as a user other than root on Arch.
I'm 90% sure it was on this forum (maybe the arch forum ?) and there was a workaround.
Search and see if you can find the thread or try using lightdm , sddm , slim etc. Unless there's a reason you can't or don't want to.
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby guscrown » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:03 am

gripped: I didn't think about using lightdm. I will try it like that.
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby guscrown » Wed Feb 25, 2015 1:36 pm

Yeah, it works with lightdm. Thanks, gripped.
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby technosaurus » Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:51 am

FWIW you can start X bare with something like:
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Xorg & sleep 1 && export DISPLAY=:0 && jwm -display :0

(sleep time may vary)
(you can replace Xorg with xfbdev if someone has it working and jwm with your favorite wm)
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby DonNabo » Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:02 am

A lot of time without visiting the forum.
Thanks to all for the help.
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby bmentink » Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:14 am

Hi All,

Anyone know if 1080P50hz is supported by the graphics driver and boot.ini?
I am suspecting my buffering issues using tvheadend/kodi is due to the display running at 60hz while playing 25/50hz material ..

Thanks
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby odroid » Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:47 am

If you use XU3/XU4, refer this link. It supports 50Hz edid/no-edidi config.
https://github.com/mdrjr/5422_bootini/b ... r/boot.ini
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby bmentink » Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:17 pm

odroid wrote:If you use XU3/XU4, refer this link. It supports 50Hz edid/no-edidi config.
https://github.com/mdrjr/5422_bootini/b ... r/boot.ini


This is an Archlinux thread, that link assumes a Ubuntu kernel\boot ... I am running Arch ..
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby odroid » Mon Jan 11, 2016 5:24 pm

ALARM also used our Ubuntu kernel when we started to port.
So the HDMI settings should be available in the ALARM kernel too.
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby bmentink » Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:25 am

ok, thanks, will try it ....
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Re: Archlinux X server

Unread postby bmentink » Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:06 pm

Did not work.
The TV showed resolution changing to 1080@50hz but there was no display, just black screen ..
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