fmccor at gentoo
Oct 28, 2005, 5:08 AM
Post #5 of 5
On Fri, 2005-10-28 at 01:03 -0500, Chance Platt wrote:
> Initially I thought this worked great, but I've run into a snag.
> Leaving my xorg.conf configured like it was initially (-r4, kernel 2.4),
> I can't seem to VT-switch away from X. The ability to switch is, as far
> as I can tell, simply gone.
> Unless there's something that should have changed in xorg.conf in
> regards to the keyboard driver with the new -r6 version, I'm stumped as
> to what happened here.
Not that I know of, and this seems to be the case for me, too. Please
file a bug to this effect, assign it to x11 [at] gentoo, and please put
me on the CC: list.
> FWIW, this is on an SMP U60, type 5 serial keyboard.
> Ferris McCormick wrote:
> >Are there reasons why this release should not go stable for sparc? I
> >don't see any problems reported against it, and I haven't heard of any
> >sparc problems with it (although, of course, it might be that no one but
> >me is running it anywhere).
> >There is no urgency except for bookkeeping reasons, but this release
> >does end once and for all the confusion about what keyboard driver to
> >use for sparc, requires no hand patching to fix up sunffb, and so on.
> >If it's working for everyone, it's a bit cleaner for us to standardize
> >on -r6 instead of -r4, we can bury for good a couple bugs, and so on.
> >Comments, complaints, problems actively solicited.
Ferris McCormick (P44646, MI) <fmccor [at] gentoo>
Developer, Gentoo Linux (Sparc, Devrel)