10.2 graphics problem
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Sep 16 01:09:48 UTC 2015
On Tue, 15 Sep 2015, Polytropon wrote:
>>> You say that you can't "quit
>>> back to the console," which in my mind could mean two different
>> Ah! Nothing works, mouse, keyboard, nothing except the power button.
> This sounds familiar - X, HAL & DBUS fun. :-)
That article is somewhat obsolete and can be replaced with "Use vt(4)."
Problems can also be caused by cargo-culting an xorg.conf file, rather
than trying with an empty one.
> I have configured X to work without HAL and DBUS and PolicyKit
> and ConsoleKit and who knows what stuff... but if you're going
> to use Xfce, you better keep those dependencies or many things
> inside Xfce won't work as expected.
Not necessary. I use dbus with xfce, but HAL is not needed and the rest
need little or no configuration.
>> This is a SuperMicro with a low end Radeon graphics card.
>> If vt(7) doesn't work I'll try vt(8).
Err... there is only vt(4).
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