Re: xorg not installing - Fixed!
On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 02:43:04 -0600, Larry Garfield wrote:
> On Sunday 12 November 2006 01:06, Larry Garfield wrote:
> > > Another thing to try is if "discover1" works better than "discover":
> > >
> > > http://ftp.debian.org/pool/main/d/discover1/
> > Now this is fascinating. If I just switch directly to discover1:
> > aptitude install discover1
> > Then it removes discover, installs discover1, sees that xserver-xorg is not
> > fully installed and successfully installs it! Whatever the difference is
> > between discover and discover1, it looks like discover is broken on my
> > system but discover1 isn't. Very weird.
> > I'm going to try restarting X and see if it survives. If you don't hear
> > from me, it means my system is dead. ;-) Thanks.
> That seems to have done it. Thanks!
> What exactly is the difference between discover and discover1? I'm curious
> why one would die and the other not.
For some time I thought that discover1 was optimized for 2.6 kernels.
That is not true, however:
Now I have simply filed the discover/discover1 business under "If one
does not work try the other; if both do not work remove them."