Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>
To: chance@×××××××××.org, gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Cc: x11@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-sparc] xorg-x11-6.8.2-r6 stable for sparc?
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 12:09:33
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] xorg-x11-6.8.2-r6 stable for sparc? by Chance Platt
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 > > > > >
Regards, Ferris -- Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor@g.o> Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc, Devrel)


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