Re: Bug#864166: release-notes: proofreading sweep - issues.dbk
Julien Cristau wrote:
> On 06/05/2017 09:30 PM, Justin B Rye wrote:
>> So if I *do* have all the xserver-xorg-* packages installed (and
>> logind and so on), it's expected that everything should work, even on
>> an antique graphics card? For me, startx refuses to work on stretch -
>> it starts, but won't accept input. Switching to lightdm fixes it.
> "antique graphics card" isn't something I can work with, please give
> actual details?
An Intel 82945G/GZ (i.e. i945). It's an old machine, which is part of
the reason it was using startx. Is that expected to make a difference
that would let a display manager work where stretch startx doesn't?
JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package