Bug#237574: #237574 X cannot start under kernel 2.6.3
On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 02:37:02AM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> <posted & mailed>
> Mason Thomas wrote:
> >>>Since kernel 2.6.3 has recently become available to testing, I installed
> >>>and booted. The kernel was unable to startup gdm, and I also could not
> >>>"startx". The 2.4 kernels do not appear to have this problem. The kernel
> >>>complains about errors with XFree86, so that is why I am submitting it
> >>>this package.
> lsmod, and make sure the 'psmouse' modules is listed.
> If not, `modprobe psmouse` and try again.
> It's not loaded by default in kernel 2.6 for unknown reasons.
> Put a line in /etc/modules which just says 'psmouse'.
so I'd assume this bug to be in 'module-init-tools'.
I believe, I had seen some similar bug reports - I'll do more research in
the BTS later on this weekend.
Mason (or Thomas),
could you please post the outputs of:
a) $ dpkg -l module-init-tools
b) $ cat /etc/modprobe.conf