RE: Problem installing xserver-xorg
"I have found the problem. On line 966 of the postinst it says:"...
What file do I have to edit to make this work? Doing a search for
postinst returns a sample only...
Sorry if I sound dumb but hey...I am...
From: Javier-Elias Vasquez-Vivas [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 11:38 AM
To: Stephen Yorke
Cc: David Goodenough; firstname.lastname@example.org;
Subject: Re: Problem installing xserver-xorg
On 9/25/06, Stephen Yorke <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: David Goodenough [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Mon 9/25/2006 9:36 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Problem installing xserver-xorg
> [...] When configuring
> xserver-xorg it asks if the PCI address for the video card is right
> asks if I want to use a FrameBuffer device (I have tried both yes and
> and then is comes up with a panel which says:-
> Configuring xserver-org
> Empty value
> A null entry is not permitted for this value.
> This is repeated in what appears to be quite a tight look ad-infinitum
> and it is quite difficult to break out of (but I did eventually).
This looks like addressed and worked around already (might be). In
the archives you'll find this feedback:
Morten O. Hansen
<firstname.lastname@example.org> to debian-user
More options Sep 24 (19 hours ago)
On Sat, 2006-09-23 at 14:49 -0700, RParr wrote:
> I am trying to add minimal X to a new installation and am getting a
> failure during xserver-xorg configuration.
> The console / curses display pop-up says "Null value not permitted"
Hope this helps.
With regards, Morten O. Hansen
The original thread has the subject:
xserver-xorg install/configuration fails with "null value not