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Re: kernel and kdm problems

 --- jack kinnon <jackkinnon@yahoo.com> wrote: 
> Hi folks,

Hello - 

> Problem 1
> In working on the tablet, I have to download the xfree86 source files
> and compile them, no problem here. This is all that is required for the
> tablet. But since I have the 4.3.1 source and I am currently using
> 4.1.1, I decided to do an upgrade. I do a 'make install'. This failed.
> After this, I could not boot up to kdm. The kdm.log indicated a
> "relocation error". 
> a. How to deal with the error?
> b. Can I upgrade to xfree4.3.1 with the downloaded source files?

Need more information -- how did make install fail? You need to run it as

> Problem2
> 'make menuconfig' failed with the msg:
> 'scripts/lxdialog/dialog.h:29: curses.h: no such file or directory'
> I remember installing a libNcurses5 package which replaced a libcurses
> package. I think the two are mutually exclusive. Any suggestion?

# apt-get install libncurses5-dev

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