Re: moving to the 2.6 kernel?
Johann Spies (<firstname.lastname@example.org>) wrote:
> My experience with all the pc's on which I have installed the
> 2.6. kernels is that I have a problem getting gpm to start in the
> normal bootup process. The result is that when you use
> kdm/wdm/xdm/gdm you can not use X11 because the mouse would would not
> work (if your setup is such that you use gpm). Then you have to go
> back to the console and as root do "/etc/init.d/gpm restart" and
> everything works OK.
Do you use a PS/2 mouse? The new Kernel 2.6 allows the psmouse driver to
be compiled as a module. Make sure the psmouse driver gets loaded
before gpm or XFree start.
Andreas Janssen <email@example.com>
PGP-Key-ID: 0xDC801674 ICQ #17079270
Registered Linux User #267976