Upgrading Xorg 7.2 -> 7.4, black screens, evdev and all that

Jeremy Henty onepoint at starurchin.org
Mon Apr 13 01:52:56 PDT 2009


Replying to myself,

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 08:47:34AM +0100, Jeremy Henty wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 01:07:32AM +0100, Martin Ward wrote:
> 
> > Around x.org server 1.4/1.5 ??, the pci detection was removed from
> > the  server itself and  put into  a separate  library, libpciacess
> > which relies on pciutils i believe for pci ids.
> 
> I installed  libpciaccess as  part of  the Xorg build  but I  had no
> pciutils.  I've  now installed pciutils-3.0.3  and run update-pciids
> but  "X  -configure"  still  creates an  identical  xorg.conf.new  .
> Should I rebuild libpciaccess?

I've done a  complete rebuild of Xorg 7.4 and there  is no change: the
xorg.conf.new is exactly the same,  the card is not recognised and the
server blackscreens and hangs.

Jeremy Henty



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