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From: John Covici <covici@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] xorg 1.20.x not working
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2019 19:51:50
Message-Id: m3ftsv5snv.wl-covici@ccs.covici.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] xorg 1.20.x not working by Andrew Savchenko
On Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:57:27 -0500,
Andrew Savchenko wrote:
> > [1 <text/plain; UTF-8 (quoted-printable)>] > On Sun, 10 Feb 2019 10:21:21 -0600 Dale wrote: > > Andrew Savchenko wrote: > > > On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 15:18:37 +0800 Bill Kenworthy wrote: > > >> Hi, > > >> > > >> I have a problem with any of the xorg-server 1.20.x series where I can > > >> start simple apps like xterm but more complexapps like firefox and > > >> thunderbird (for example) hang X with no erros in dmessage, log, > > >> Xorg.0.log, .xsession-errors etc.  The mouse can move but no clicks are > > >> accepted.  I have also recently run emerge -ep  with the profile upgrade > > >> (using 1.19 as I needed to use the system at the time) and a previous > > >> rebuild of almost everything with 1.20 installed with no change. > > > You need to rebuild all x11-drivers after xorg update. Input > > > problems you are describing are likely caused by modules built for > > > older xorg version. > > > > > > Try: > > > # emerge -av $(eix -IC x11-drivers --only-names) > > > > > > Best regards, > > > Andrew Savchenko > > > > Isn't one of these supposed to do that? > > > > emerge @module-rebuild > > > > emerge @x11-module-rebuild > > > > I think the top one is the correct one.  > > The top one will rebuild kernel modules. So it has nothing to do > with xorg. The bottom one is correct, I just forgot about it.
I have much worse problems, whenever I start gdm, the screen shows the same content as the virtual console where I started gdm. Gdm is running, x-server is running, but the screen is not showing it. I did compile all the drivers, so this is very strange. -- Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is: How do you spend it? John Covici wb2una covici@××××××××××.com

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Re: [gentoo-user] xorg 1.20.x not working Bill Kenworthy <billk@×××××××××.au>