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Re: xdm/gdm failure after dist-upgrade

On Mon, 05 Jun 2006 12:03:22 -0400
"Thomas H. George" <tom@tomgeorge.info> wrote:

> My box is testing with a 2.6.15 kernel complied from
> linux-source-2.6.15.
> After the dist-upgrade this morning (Monday, June 5) X Windows failed
> to start with the message no keyboard module found.
> I ran dpkg-configure xserver-xorg.  This did not help.
> I replaced /etc/X11/xorg.conf with a pre dist-upgrade version.  This
> did not help.
> I went to the kernel source file and ran make menuconfig. Device
> Drivers/Input Device Support/Keboards offers 4 keyboard modules but
> all are to connect keyboards to a serial port, none for a keyboard
> connected to a standard PC keyboard port.
> Tom George

Testing underwent the transition to Xorg 7 recently. The first thing
to check is that the new meta-package 'xorg' is installed. This
should pull in the necessary drivers as dependencies. See 
http://wiki.debian.org/Xorg69To7 for further troubleshooting tips.



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