Originally Posted by AaronP
Hmm, according to this log, everything worked fine except that it had to fall back to 1024x768 to meet the memory bandwidth constraints, and then the server shut down normally. What exactly happened when you started X?
The screen went black momentarily then the terminal came back up, I saw the last 8 or so lines of the log and it dropped back to root. So we're on the same page, I had to startx from recovery mode if I wanted the log with that particular xorg.conf, any other configuration and I would have gotten a black unresponsive screen before I could get to a terminal.