OT:escaping X barfings
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Sun Jul 20 08:25:55 PDT 2003
root at bofh.bg wrote:
> Hello all!
> CAn you tell me how a procedure how to patch X and kernel
> to avoid X barfings from securelevel? My release is a FreeBSD 5.1.
You might want to replace "barfing" with an actual description of the problem.
> I looked for patches, unfortunately they're more than a year old.Googled and
> searched on MARC - nothing new under the sun. Therefore I suppose all works ok
> in -CURRENT.I'm thinking of:
> 1) CVSup src and ports to "."
I wouldn't cvsup src to . unless you plan on developing.
> 2) adding `options APERTURE` to my kernel
> 3) make buildkernel && make install kernel && make buildworld
> 4) reboot and face the music
Do as you feel you must, but I installed 5.1-RELEASE and X from ports and it's
running fine. Are you starting from a terminal with 'startx' or do you start
xdm at boot? If you use startx, I believe you need to install x-wrapper to get
around permission issues.
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