Re: Xfree86 and KDM from kde 3 (unofficial debs)
(sent to Reinhold only by mistake...)
Le Samedi 1 Juin 2002 15:13, Reinhold Kainhofer a écrit :
> I have to install Debian on a Toshiba Satellite Pro 6000 laptop, where I
> need XFree 4.2 to be able to use X (with the trident driver). I
> installed woody and then the binary distribution of XFree86 4.2.
> Everything works fine now, except that kdm does not work (which is
> unacceptable for me, as the laptop is for a completely un-technical
> person, and the login manager needs to have an easy option to shut the
> laptop down (gdm and xdm still work, but they can't shutdown the
> laptop). In /var/log/kdm.log I get
> /usr/bin;kdm: relocation error: /usr/bin/kdm: undefined symbol:
> for every attempt to start kdm. Looking at the error message, I guess I
> need to recompile kdm. But what is the easiest way to do this so that
> the XFree 4.2 headers and libs are used (I can't just ininstall the
> xfree 4.1 debs, because that breaks several dependencies)???
in /etc/kde3/kdm/Xservers, add an -ac swith to the X command:
:0 local@tty1 /etc/X11/X -ac -dpi 75 -nolisten tcp vt7
but don't ask me why!
> PS: Are there any unofficial XFree 4.2 around that one can use to
> upgrade instead of using the binary distribution without the package
If you just need XF 4.2 to support new hardware, just grap the Xxserv.tgz and
Xmods.tgz binaries from xfree86.org, install them over your debian install
(in /usr/X11R6), and put a few packages in hold state into dselect:
and you will be able to live for a few weeks until XF4.2 arrives in sid...
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