Sarge m68k X11 Amiga clgen fatal Signal 7 error
I've done a bit more investigating since I made this post, and observe
in the log files referenced below that the X server is aborting with a
Signal 7. From my research, this could indicate a hardware issue, but
I don't think so here.
The log file shows the following:
Fatal server error:
Caught signal 7. Server aborting
I also see in the log file (URL below) that it is loading module
PCIDATA, which is interesting since the Amiga 2000 does not have a PCI
(II) LoadModule: "pcidata"
So, is anyone else seeing their Sarge X server aborting in Signal 7,
or have suggestions as to where I might look next?
Also, I had also reported that I was not able to log on to the Amiga
with my normal user account but was successful with root via my X
Terminal. I tracked that down to my .xsession file not starting a
window manager. X will close the session in that case because it has
nothing else to do. This is noted in FAQ and the example xsession file
that is part of the Sarge distribution. So, not to the Signal 7
On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 12:17:24PM -0600, Lance Tagliapietra wrote:
> For some time I have been having trouble getting the Sarge release of X to work on my Amiga
> 2000 w/clgen video board. I hope the following additional information will give someone
> here an 'a ha!' moment that can lead me to a solution.
> I reinstalled the x-window-system package, after having removed all the x* and related
> packages (purged).
> When X attempts to start after a reboot, it does not start, and when X is started via the
> shell (user root), I get the following error message:
> > Error: Can't find file "pc/usa1" for symbols include
> > Exiting
> > Abandoning symbols file "default"
> Note that this error does not cause the server to shut down when run from a logged in shell
> via the startx command, but it does seem to cause the server to shut down when starting from
> the boot process.
> The above error is generated when I use the following for the keyboard segment of my
> Section "InputDevice"
> Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
> Driver "keyboard"
> Option "CoreKeyboard"
> Option "XkbRules" "xfree86"
> Option "XkbModel" "amiga"
> Option "XkbLayout" "usa1"
> Option "CustomKeycodes"
> Note that the above is hand-modified, as the package configuration will now allow you to
> select "Option "CustomKeycodes" which is needed to get uppercase characters.
> I did notice that there is no item for "amiga" or "usa1" in the /etc/X11/xkb/symbols
> Complete error logs and config files are available at:
> --Lance (LanceTag at Luminet.net)