issues in XFCE 4.6

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Sat Mar 14 14:56:30 PDT 2009

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 03:43:53PM -0600, Keith Seyffarth wrote:
> > As i said the packages worked for me. Blow away the xfce and xorg ports 
> > and do the xorg mega package and the xfce mega package. if that fails 
> > then bkup your user data and install a clean virgin version of 7.1 and 
> > the xorg and xfce packages.
> It looks like this was a step in the WRONG direction. Having removed
> XORG, it won't install. It appears that xorg requires xorg-drivers
> (understandable), and xorg-drivers requires xf86-video-via (OK), and
> xf86-video-via requires a PCI Video Card to be installed.

xorg-drivers requires the drivers it has been configured to depend on, which
does not necessarily include xf86-video-via.
Go to the xorg-drivers port and do a 'make config' to change which drivers
it will depend on.

> make clean install -k in x11-drivers/xorg-drivers will make
> xorg-drivers install, but make clean install -k in x11/xorg won't
> install because xf86-video-via is ignored.
> Anyone have another suggestion? At this point, I need to get X
> installed so I can even consider a window manager.
> Keith S.
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Erik Trulsson
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