Re: udev problems
On Fri, 2004-12-24 at 19:04 -0600, Kunjan Shah wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 02:54:57 +1100, Norval Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I have been experiencing a similar problem..
> > I cannot install udev without losing x as described.
> > I just did netinstall with sid from alioth and x is fine until udev is
> > installed (ie. with gnome-desktop-environment). Then I get the problems
> > described by Kunjan.
> > I did aptitude purge udev, which took out gnome-desktop-environment with
> > it and now my x display is working again.
> > The only thing i could note from the install was that I chose to have my
> > devices managed by discover when that option was presented.
> > Season's Greetings,
> > Norv
> Merry Christmas to all!
> Do you have a nividia display card?
> if you do then you might have installed a custom kernel.
> and for some reason even if u dont have the devfsd installed it will
> still load up devfs
scoop@pan64:/$ uname -a
Linux pan64 2.6.8-9-amd64-k8 #1 Sat Dec 4 23:16:23 CET 2004 x86_64
Doesn't look like a custom kernel to me...
> what i did was reinstall everything and i didnt select any pacakge
> from base-config instead i bailed out and installed udev first and
> then fired up aptitude and installed other stuff.
Sounds like a good workaround, I will try that if i get stuck
Thanx for the tips