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Re: initial xorg problems

On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 08:22:43AM +0100, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
> I just upgraded my workstation from 4.99.72 with XFree86 to 5.0_BETA with
> native  A few initial problems I noted:
> (I moved away /usr/X11R6, and tried the following both with my old /etc/X11
> config tree and a fresh one extracted from xetc.tgz)
> - /etc/rc.d/xdm still invokes /usr/X11R6/bin/xdm.  Perhaps this file (and
>   /etc.rc.d/xfs) should be moved to the xetc set instead?

/usr/X11R7/bin/xfs doesn't work at all for me, it immediately exits with
status 1 and doesn't print or log an error message.

> - xdm doesn't invoke my .xsession after login, I just get a single xterm.
>   xinit and startx work properly though and start my usual session.

The first line of /etc/X11/xdm/Xsession reads "#!SHELL_CMD" which of
course doesn't work. Looks like a failed substitution somewhere in the
build process.

> - long key presses don't repeat the key's input anymore, I have to press a
>   key multiple times instead.

I don't see that problem.


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