Bug#341602: XFree86 Fatal server error: failed to initialize core devices
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 08:14:17PM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-12-01 at 11:58 -0500, David Nusinow wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 07:40:09PM +0300, a bc wrote:
> > >
> > > (**) Option "CorePointer"
> > > (**) Configured Mouse: Core Pointer
> > > (**) Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
> > > (EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/input/mice
> > > No such device.
> > This looks like a problem in your /dev directory. Do you have a
> > /dev/input/mice file?
> Yes, or the error would be 'No such file or directory'.
> > Is it readable?
> Yes, or the error would be 'Permission denied'.
> This isn't Windows or something. ;)
Yeah, that's what I get for dashing off quick replies before running off to
give a talk ;-)
> Julien Cristau already closed this bug with a pretty good explanation I
That's what I get for shutting down the laptop before postfix can send the
mail :-) Julien definitely did the right thing.
- David Nusinow