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Re: [Fwd: Some qemu+hurd questions]

On Wed, 2010-11-03 at 23:27 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Svante Signell, le Wed 03 Nov 2010 22:27:52 +0100, a écrit :
> > I tried to start X with the cirrus driver and got hit by Debian bug
> > #590715 reported for 2:1.7.7-3 (with patch by Samuel) and another for
> > fbdevhw, see below.
> Mmm, I guess you are overestimating the consequences of this bug: it
> disables a couple of things, but you should get an Xorg server working.
> If all you get is a black screen, you're most probably hit by the "we
> don't like showing a mouse cursor" crazyness of Xorg people, that is you
> have a working X server, but you didn't start any client (e.g. use
> xinit /usr/bin/xterm to start one).

I did get a black screen, then X was shut down with the messages copied
manually in my previous mail.

Good news however. Creating an .xinitrc file exec'ing wmaker I have an X
desktop running. Yippee! It does not seem too much slower than without X.

Will try the vmware driver next!

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