gunnar.flygt at sr.se
Fri Feb 3 03:22:30 PST 2006
On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 10:10:57AM +0100, Gunnar Flygt wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 12:52:38AM -0800, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-03-05 at 23:36, Wes Peters wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 05 March 2003 08:57, Eric Anholt wrote:
> > > > On Wed, 2003-03-05 at 07:19, Gunnar Flygt wrote:
> > > > > I find it working very fine on my troublesome 5.0-CURRENT
> > > > > box. I've had big problems for some weeks getting 4.2
> > > > > to work. I gave up the other day, but 4.3.0 worked
> > > > > straight "out of the box", if you can say so after a
> > > > > portupgrade XFree86
> > > > >
> > > > > What didn't work was the installation of XFree86-FontServer
> > > > > but I can live without that, I hope.
> > > >
> > > > Okay, got that fixed, it'll be in the -8 diff. (got to run to class).
> > > > Thanks!
> > >
> > > Is this working with the nvidia driver? I gotta track down that PCI TNT2
> > > card for my -current machine...
> > Are you talking about the binary driver? If it's a proper XFree86
> > module and XFree86 didn't screw up compatibility (I don't think they
> > did), it should continue working, but it could do things that would
> > prevent it from working in a new server.
> > I haven't tested cards besides the radeon due to lack of time so far.
> > The -9 diff is up (http://people.freebsd.org/~anholt/X/files.html) and I
> > haven't had any reports of problems with it so far. If you get X 4.3.0
> > working with it in the next couple of days, it would be great if people
> > could mail me and mention what card, if they had to change anything from
> > a 4.2.0 installation to get it to work, and briefly how they've tested
> > it (i.e. started up gnome2 and did something, not just "it built" or
> > "startx works")
> I did a "dirty" thing and just ran the new patch on top of the
> already patched system. Got some complaints that the patch was
> there already, and was it OK. So I answered yes to all of it and
> the patch applied on the missing parts. And since the system was
> updated yesterday with the -7 patch, it was a few parts left.
> XFree86-FontServer was one of them, and when I run
> `portupgrade XFree86-FontServer` it does nothing, no upgrade.
Answering to my own question. It was much better to re-cvsup
the ports and apply the patch again. So that thing is working
and the system is updating the XFree86-FontServer now. Sorry
for the noise. But the next thing still applies!
> Any suggestions? All the other parts are working though, except
> for xdpyinfo which gives a lot of output but gives this strange
> # xdpyinfo
> name of display: :0.0
> version number: 11.0
> vendor string: The XFree86 Project, Inc
> vendor release number: 0
> XFree86 version: 0.0.0
> -- cut --
> This is a 4.7-STABLE machine or should I say 4.8-RC which it is.
> By the way /var/log/Xfree86.0.log says:
> XFree86 Version 4.3.0
> Release Date: 27 February 2003
> X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
> Build Operating System: FreeBSD 4.8-RC i386 [ELF]
> Build Date: 05 March 2003
> Gunnar Flygt, SR
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