[blfs-support] black screen and cursor after installing gdm in blfs

Armin K. krejzi at email.com
Wed Nov 7 11:35:28 PST 2012


On 11/07/2012 08:26 PM, James Pinto wrote:
>
> Hi
>
>  >>Just install 0.4.6. You shouldn't have any problems with current
>  >>packages you have. You NEED 0.4.6 for udev-acl tool.
> I will install it and let u know...
>
>  >>Did you configure your time zone in LFS? (/etc/localtime and
>  >>/etc/sysconfig/setclock or whatever).
> Yes I have done both
>

You can try creating file /etc/timezone with name of your timezone 
including the continent prefix, ie echo "Europe/Berlin" > /etc/timezone

> I also couldnt get my inbuilt webcam to work I have installed cheese
> Do I have to enable
>
>          gspca_main      main driver
>   <http://lxr.linux.no/linux+*/Documentation/video4linux/gspca.txt#L5>         gspca_xxxx      subdriver module with xxxx
> in my kernel and recompile? is this eough or do I need to enable any other options?

I am unsure what is your webcam. For my laptop webcam only "USB Video 
Class" was needed. CONFIG_USB_VIDEO_CLASS=y in kernel.



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