Subject: Re: -current kernel and X 4.1.0
To: Feico Dillema <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/31/2001 15:44:21
I too run a -current i386 kernel with X 4.1.0 (but I didn't build it from
the source tree).  And it works fine for me.  So there's obviously some
room for debugging here.  Can you send me your dmesg?

    -- Lennart

Feico Dillema wrote:

> I just tried a -current i386 kernel of todays sources, and when I start X
> (4.1.0 build from source tree a few days ago) I don't get a working
> keyboard and mouse. No response to mouse movement or button presses,
> and most keyboard keys do not give a response while the few that do,
> give weird (control) characters etc. X does not report any errors on
> startup. A somewhat older kernel (sources about a week old I think),
> gives no such problems with X.
> I noticed some new wscons related devices appeared recently, so maybe
> a MAKEDEV all and/or upgrading the wscons tools is enough to make
> X happy again? However, before I proceed with that I'd like to hear
> whether this is the case, as I didn't see any mention of this in
> /usr/src/UPDATING.
> If not, I'd be happy to assist in tracking the problem down. Just give
> me a hint what further info is needed (for a PR). Meanwhile I'm
> happily running my somewhat older kernel.
> Feico.