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Re: X Trouble

Michel Dänzer <daenzerm@student.ethz.ch> writes:

> Andre Berger wrote:
> > 
> > Edwin Rudolph <stu12915@westga.edu> writes:
> > 
> > > I just installed potato on my PowerBook and am having some trouble with
> > > getting the X server to work right.  I first tried to fire up X with the
> > > default FBDev server, and that didn't work at all.
> What was the problem?

(It was Edwin's problem.)

> > > Another thing is the mouse button emulation--doesn't work at all.
> > 
> > It should work on (left) option 2/3 (not option F2/F3). I had a
> > problem using different keys. Though I had mouse button emulation on
> > the consoles via BootX arguments and using gpm, on F9/F10 (103,108), the
> > same buttons didn't work with X.
> This works with an XFree86 server.

Yes, here too.
I switched to Xpmac because xserver-fbdev used to crash
(because it was able to handle screensaving/-blanking correctly). I
use a german keyboard, maybe that's the cause.

> > >Other times, the mouse button doesn't do anything--nothing
> > > will happen when I click the button. (All of this is of course w/Xpmac).
> > 
> > May be window manager related. Sawmill is sometimes kinda sluggish;
> > flwm is not.
> Huh??? I've never had any problem with saw{mill,fish}.

Pismo is just faster, I bet.


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