X not working after upgrade to 3.4
ivan at llaisdy.com
Sat May 18 04:35:47 PDT 2013
Razumovsky as in the string quartets?
OK, one last push: dragonflybsd 3.4 with dports x. I'll report back.
On 18 May 2013, at 10:16, Dmitry Razumovsky <svarov at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Well, John is right, you should use Xorg from Dports to resolve this problem. At least I don't know a better method.
> I had the same problem running X from GUI image of DFLY. As I figured out the GUI image built with Xorg from pkgsrc and it won't run on 3.4 image (I don't know why). So the best solution would install a base DragonFlyBSD image (not a GUI) and install X manually with the commands:
> # pkg update
> # pkg ins xorg-7.5.2
> # pkg ins firefox-20.0,1
> # reboot # probably not needed
> # Xorg -configure
> # cp ~/xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> # startx # will run X with simple twm
> It should work pretty well. On previous DFLY 3.2 I had troubles viewing HTML5 videos and now it's almost perfect.
> P.S. I wouldn't recommend installing Xorg from Dports on the GUI image of DragonFly. There are many graphical application that depend on Xorg from pkgsrc. It's a hell to resolve it all manually...
> Regards, Dmitry.
> From: John Marino <dragonflybsd at marino.st>
> To: users at dragonflybsd.org
> Sent: Friday, May 17, 2013 2:40 PM
> Subject: Re: X not working after upgrade to 3.4
> On 5/17/2013 13:20, Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
> > Dear Justin
> > Now installing X on DragonFly 3.2 doesn't work! It bails out during the
> > building of MesaLib with
> > In file included from mach64_context.c:46:
> > mach64_context.h:302:22: error: byteswap.h: No such file or directory
> > This is what I am going to do:
> > 1. have a lie down
> > 2. install a current system without X
> > 3. use, explore, etc
> > 4. experiment with installing X
> > I live mostly in emacs, and I'm starting to use tmux and mu4e (an email
> > client for emacs), so 3 will be ok.
> > For 4 I shall journey through the bsd and xorg forums of the world. I'll
> > report back once I've got the answers I need.
> > I shall install freebsd rather than DragonFly. That might give me access
> > to a broader population for 4.
> > This Thinkpad x60 is a nice little machine, but it's never had a chance
> > to shine: it's always had Windows XP or Ubuntu on it, neither of which
> > are very exciting.
> DragonFly 3.4 with dports is always an option.
> It has a much newer xorg server.
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