X 4.0.1

Dennis Leeuw dleeuw at made-it.com
Mon Nov 13 11:31:04 PST 2000


I had the same problem. XFree is compiled with ncurses 4 and not 5 as the LFS
is.
What I did was symlink libncurses.so.4 to libncurses.so.5 and so far it works
out ;)

Hope it works for you too.

Dennis


Seth Payne wrote:

> OK!  That worked but now I get an error:
>
> cannot find shared library  libncurses.so.4  no such file or directory.
>
> I recompiled ncurses but that didnt seem to help.
>
> Seth
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fabio Fracassi [mailto:f.fracassi at gmx.net]
> Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 12:34 PM
> To: lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: X 4.0.1
>
> On Monday 13 November 2000 18:43, you wrote:
> > Ok, when I try to startx I get an error saying:
> >
> > cannot open device /dev/mouse
> >
> > but I also get the error if I have indicated /dev/psaux as my mouse in the
> > XF86config file.
> >
> > is this because permissions are not correct?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dennis Leeuw [mailto:dleeuw at made-it.com]
> > Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 10:15 AM
> > To: lfs-apps at linuxfromscratch.org
> > Subject: Re: X 4.0.1
> >
> >
> > Oeps, ... you say busmouse?
> > Do you really mean busmouse?????? That means a NINE PIN MINI-DIN
> > CONNECTOR??????
> > Probably not, I guess you mean ps/2 a 6-pin mini-DIN connector that is
> used
> > on almost every keyboard now, correct?
> >
> > Well, if that is the case make sure /dev/mouse is a symlink to /dev/psaux
> > or set your mouse in XF86config to /dev/psaux and make
> > sure to select the protocol needed for your mouse (atleast that's it in
> > XFree86 3.x.x that I am using).
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Dennis
> >
> > Robert Bercik wrote:
> > >         I am trying to install X 4.01 and I've got almost everything set
> >
> > up... The problem is that everytime I start the
> >
> > > Xserver it crashes and tells me my mouse device is not configured. I ran
> >
> > MAKDEV busmice and it created a couple mouse devices
> >
> > > and what not and I changed my XF86Config file to point to the
> appropriate
> >
> > devices. But startx still crashes with the error
> >
> > > about the mouse and something about core-pointers to my mouse and
> >
> > keyboard. Anyone know why this is happening or how to
> >
> > > manually configure my /dev/mouse device file? All input is appreciated.
> > > Thanks
> > >
>
> The right device for PS/2 mice is /dev/psmouse
> Be sure that your XF86Config contains following lines
> in a InputDevice Section:
>  Driver        "mouse"
>  Option        "Device"        "/dev/psmouse"
>  Option        "Protocol"      "PS/2"
>
> Hope that helps
>
> Fabio
>
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