Re: potato/kernel 2.2.17 upgrade problems
"Neil L. Roeth" wrote:
> I upgraded my Sony Vaio 505VE from slink to potato, and then upgraded
> the kernel from 2.0.38 to 2.2.17. Using potato with 2.0.38 is no
> problem, but with 2.2.17 there are a couple of problems, perhaps
> syslog gives me an error at bootup. I can reproduce the error by
> executing /etc/init.d/sysklogd restart later. The error is:
> syslogd: cannot create /dev/log: Invalid argument
I'm not sure about this one.
> X problem - the server does not start - I eventually kill it with
> Ctl-Alt-Backspace and see the following:
> _X11TransSocketOpen: socket() failed for local
> _X11TransSocketOpenCOTSClient: Unable to open socket for local
> _X11TransOpen: transport open failed for local/vaio:0
I had this error recently when using XF86Setup to config a new Pototato
installation using 2.1r4 CDs and then using apt to upgrade to potato. I think
the XF86Config file has changed format since 2.1 so you might want to check
that. Did you use XF86Setup ? If so, you might want to try xf86config instead.
This is what I intend to do next.
I was able to get rid of the above problem with XF86Setup but X wasn't able to
find a valid Mode when doing "X -probeonly". I don't know why but I am going to
> The reason I think they might be related is that both are problems
> opening sockets. Has anyone seen one or both of these problems? I
> can provide more detail if necessary. TIA.
I have potato successfully running on a TwinHead 166MHz laptop using kernel
2.2.14. I will try upgrading to 2.2.17 and see what happens.