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From: Philip Webb <purslow@...>
Subject: Re: Re: a virtual advantage ?
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 14:25:34 -0400
110626 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 06/26/2011 06:54 PM, Philip Webb wrote:
>> Yesterday, I upgraded 'xorg-drivers' to the latest stable 1.10
>> &  then found upon rebooting that X failed to recognise the keyboard.
>> Yes, it's happened before&  I was not surprised:
>> I had to switch the machine off, reboot, login as root
>> -- experience long ago made me avoid booting directly into a GUI --
>> &  recompile 'xf86-input-evdev', after which everything returned to normal.
>> Yes, there's a warning after the new 'xorg-drivers' has been installed,
>> but I wasn't sure exactly which pkg(s) needed remerging, so took the chance.
> it gives you an actual command that will emerge all x11-drivers/*.

Yes, but it's not precise enough :

  root:534 xorg-server> qlist -I -C x11-drivers/
    x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers
    x11-drivers/xf86-input-evdev
    x11-drivers/xf86-video-nv
    x11-drivers/xf86-video-vesa

The only one I needed to remerge is the 2nd in the list.

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