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Re: xorg problem and 404 error on bugs

On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 11:22:30AM -0500, Douglas Tutty wrote:
> In case I somehow messed up, I've purged xorg and am reinstalling
> (downloading now).  No man page for dexconf although its there at
> /usr/bin/dexconf and I see that the man page belongs to x11-common which
> is still installed.

Yes dexconf is the tool that is used to generate the config after you
answer all the questions.  It is not run if you manually modify it
though, unless you go and force it to run.  I have found this handy at

> Re the nv driver: I don't know.  I'll try to look into this.  If its
> just too-new hardware, I can wait.  While I would like higher
> res/refresh, I can live with less as long as I can run a web browser.
> Any idea on the 404 error?  How do I follow discussion of a particular
> bug (e.g. 381612)?  How could I have found dexconf on my own?

Well there is a man page for dexconf on sarge at least.  404 errors
means the web server doesn't have what you asked for.  So either you
asked wrong, or the server is misconfigured, or it really doesn't have
what you asked for.

Len Sorensen

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