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Re: X4.2 starting problem



On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 05:06:06PM +0100, maturarbeit@gmx.ch wrote:
> Hi 
>  
> I have a problem starting X4.2. It tells me: 
>  
> *** 
> (WW) s3(0): Failed to set up write-combining range (<memmory addresses>) 
> Symbol xf86InterpretEDID from module /usr/..../modules/libvbe.a unresolved! 
>  
> The XKEYBOARD keymap compiler (xkbcomp) reports: 
> Error:	bad length in Symbols 
> 	Output file "/var/tmp/server-0.xkm" removed 
>  
> Could not load XKB keymap, falling back tp pre-XKB keymap 
>  
> waiting for the server to shutdown 
> *** 
>  
> I have no idea what this means to me. My problem is, that i had x4.2 running
> on this machine. But it 
> was the binary release from XFree86 self. 

Ouchy.  You didn't install a non-Debian release of X into /usr/, did
you?

> No i have romoved that one and installed the Debian-unstable X4.2
> release (i need X4.2 beacause of the S3 chip support).  How could i
> get this running again? Its fairly urgent... Any hints are welcome :)) 

You've got bits from the binary tarball lying around on your machine,
and they're messing up your current X install.  You have to find a way
to replace everything from before with the files from the Debian
packages.

-rob

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