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Bug#430566: xserver-xorg postinst calls xresprobe that makes running X server flick



Package: live-helper
Version: 1.0~a15-1
Severity: normal

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I'm running X with the i810 driver, and while lh_* is bootstrapping the
chroot the screen goes black for few seconds (sometimes rebooting the
machine, but this is more X related than live-helper).

The flicker is caused by an execution of xresprobe and is reproducible.

I think there is no point in configuring X during the bootstrapping
phase, but I really don't know how it is done at runtime when the live
CD boots. If at boot-time xresprobe is not needed, it is only recommended
by xserver-xorg, so it may be blacklisted.

Cheers.

--- System information. ---
Architecture: amd64
Kernel:       Linux 2.6.21.1-mactel

Debian Release: lenny/sid
  500 unstable        www.debian-multimedia.org 
  500 unstable        ftp.it.debian.org 
  500 testing         security.debian.org 

--- Package information. ---
Depends             (Version) | Installed
=============================-+-=============
cdebootstrap     (>= 0.3.15)  | 0.4.3
 OR debootstrap  (>= 0.3.3.2) | 1.0.0


-- 
Enrico Tassi




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