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Re: Problems after xorg patch to 5.0_STABLE

On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 12:44:35PM -0700, Soren Jacobsen wrote:
> On Sep 21, 2009, at 12:14 PM, Jukka Salmi wrote:
> >However, I removed the directory in question and extracted the set
> >again, but the screen still goes black as soon as Xorg is running.
> Sadly, this is expected.  See PR xsrc/41870.  I am very tempted to  
> change our X server back to the old behavior of installing a default  
> cursor immediately and painting the background to that horrible  
> horrible eye-killing pattern.  Much as I hate that default background,  
> black with no cursor is all kinds of wrong.

Yeah, too many people's reaction to the black screeen w/no cursor has
been "OMG, it's fuxored" (including mine, even now occasionally).  We
should go back to the damn grey stipled screen; it's not like it can't
be changed by whatever eye-candy is running on top of X as soon as it


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