Re: xdm/gdm failure after dist-upgrade
On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 05:57:50PM +0100, Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On Mon, 05 Jun 2006 12:03:22 -0400
> "Thomas H. George" <email@example.com> 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.
> Please reply to the list only.
xorg is installed. I went to the wiki and as instructed installed
Now gdm restart fails with
EE Can't find valid framebuffer
When I run dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg it finishes with a message that
/etc/X11/X not updated since xorg.conf has been customised. I have
followed the instructions in xorg.conf for removing the customisation
but even after this dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg finishes with the
message that it is not updating /etc/X11/X as xorg.conf has been
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