testing rnoland's xorg upgrade patch -- error

Robert Noland rnoland at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jan 8 23:04:19 PST 2009

On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 22:34 -0500, Eitan Adler wrote:
> > Would need more specifics to even guess what could have been wrong...
> > Most particularly what hardware, gfx chip, i386/amd64 and which drivers
> > were involved, steps to reproduce the issue if any.  Basically, the more
> > info the better.
> What commands should I run?  I am not familiar with the "what is on my
> system" commands.
> I have a MSI motherboard with an Nvidia graphics card. The nvidia driver
> is installed. I did not test with "nv".
> FreeBSD FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE #0: i386
> Steps to reproduce: run your second to last patch; upgrade all; run startx.
> I uninstalled xorg-server xf86-input-mouse and keyboard and installed
> the old versions.  Almost everything everything else is the new version
> and it works now.
> I think xorg-server was the problem.
Ok, there isn't much help that I can offer for Nvidia at the moment,
given that it is vendor supported.  I don't yet have hardware to work
with nv or nouveua.

> > 
> >> Also make sure to include xorg-minimal in the patch.  I don't see it.
> > 
> > Not sure who signed up to maintain that... It wasn't me... ;)
> I did. Except that I don't have a commit bit and you have a patch to
> upgrade to the newer Xorg which touches most of the Xorg files.  I am
> politely asking that you add the version number bump to xorg-minimal.

Ok, I'll look at it, but my plate is overflowing at the moment between
$work, drm, agp and xorg.  patches to the patch are welcome.  I'll
gladly merge them.


> > 
> > robert.
> > 
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