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From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
Subject: Re: xorg-x11-6.8.2-r6 stable for sparc?
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 12:08:36 +0000
On Fri, 2005-10-28 at 01:03 -0500, Chance Platt wrote:
> Initially I thought this worked great, but I've run into a snag.
> Leaving my xorg.conf configured like it was initially (-r4, kernel 2.4), 
> I can't seem to VT-switch away from X.  The ability to switch is, as far 
> as I can tell, simply gone.
> Unless there's something that should have changed in xorg.conf in 
> regards to the keyboard driver with the new -r6 version, I'm stumped as 
> to what happened here.
Not that I know of, and this seems to be the case for me, too.  Please
file a bug to this effect, assign it to x11@g.o, and please put
me on the CC: list.

> FWIW, this is on an SMP U60, type 5 serial keyboard.
> chance
> Ferris McCormick wrote:
> >Are there reasons why this release should not go stable for sparc?  I
> >don't see any problems reported against it, and I haven't heard of any
> >sparc problems with it (although, of course, it might be that no one but
> >me is running it anywhere).
> >
> >There is no urgency except for bookkeeping reasons, but this release
> >does end once and for all the confusion about what keyboard driver to
> >use for sparc, requires no hand patching to fix up sunffb, and so on.
> >If it's working for everyone, it's a bit cleaner for us to standardize
> >on -r6 instead of -r4, we can bury for good a couple bugs, and so on.
> >
> >Comments, complaints, problems actively solicited.
> >Regards,
> >Ferris
> >  
> >

Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc, Devrel)
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-- Chance Platt
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