Xorg upgrade desaster: Xlib: extension "Generic Event Extension"
missing on display ":0.0".
ohartman at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Thu Feb 5 02:07:03 PST 2009
Ulrich Spörlein wrote:
> On Fri, 30.01.2009 at 23:19:41 +0100, O. Hartmann wrote:
>> After upgrading one of my FreeBSD 8.0-CUR/amd64 boxes to new xorg-7.4
>> and having done hurting recompiling nearly everything/package twice now
>> firefox3 still doesn't work properly and hits me when starting with this
>> error message:
>> Xlib: extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display ":0.0".
>> Then firefox3 freezes forever, showing something like the background or
>> pixel remnants of windows/picograms moving over its window.
> This should be unrelated to Xorg 7.4, as it happens to my 7.1 box,
> running Xorg 7.3 and the latest firefox3. Please try backing down
> firefox3 or some other related libraries that were updated in the last
> month (when this started to show up)
> Ulrich SpÃ¶rlein
As I reported earlier in this thread, I recompiled everything/package on
my boxes at least three times and the specified problem still remained.
But after the update of libGL/libGLUT the last three days everything
seems to run all right now. Weird ...
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