Bug#185658: xserver-xfree86: if fail, say something on the console
Let's say there is some minor problem with the XF86Config-4 file.
Well, upon power up, x windows doesn't start, and the user is baffled.
The answer lies at the bottom of syslog file.
I say the answer should be right there at the bottom of all those
dmesg messages, which you must admit are less important.
Reproduce by changing the /dev listing of your mouse and typing "init 1".
so say also to the console, e.g.
xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev...
-- Package-specific info:
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux debian 2.4.20-k7 #1 Tue Jan 14 00:29:06 EST 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=zh_TW.Big5, LC_CTYPE=zh_TW.Big5
Versions of packages xserver-xfree86 depends on:
ii debconf 1.2.22 Debian configuration management sy
ii libc6 2.3.1-10 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii xserver-common 4.2.1-5 files and utilities common to all
ii zlib1g 1:1.1.4-9 compression library - runtime
-- debconf information excluded