Startx fails with missing driver

MESA-LOADER: failed to open bochs-drm: /usr/lib/dri/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory (search paths /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri:\$${ORIGIN}/dri:/usr/lib/dri, suffix _dri)
failed to load driver: bochs-drm
pci id for fd 17: 1234:1111, driver (null)
kmsro: driver missing

Thoughts appreciated

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I'm not too familiar with this error myself, but I did search around and was able to find these resources that could point you in the right direction. Most of the comments mentioned that they've reinstalled their system and was able to resolve their issue that way:

You may want to also run dmesg to check for kernel related errors. These resources below may provide some additional insight on how to use dmesg and other tools that can assist with locating your drivers:

Lastly, I recommend reaching out to Startx for any additional guidance:

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