[SM-Discuss] X frozen.
eric at sandall.us
Thu Nov 20 20:56:05 EST 2008
Quoting "Javier Vasquez" <jevv.cr at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 8:23 AM, Jaka Kranjc <smgl at lynxlynx.info> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 19 of November 2008 15:09:41 Javier Vasquez wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I've just casted xorg-server and friends, but X always gets frozen (no
>> > mouse, no keyboard response) with the error:
>> > (II) AIGLX: Screen 0 is not DRI capable
>> > (EE) AIGLX: error: dlopen of /usr/lib/dri/swrast_dri.so failed
>> > (/usr/lib/dri/swrast_dri.so: cannot open shared object file: No such
>> > file or directory)
>> > (EE) GLX: could not load software renderer
>> > (II) GLX: no usable GL providers found for screen 0
>> > I have both xorg.conf modules commented out, the glx and the dri one.
>> ruskie says: update mesalib to the one from test (fixed this
>> morning); cast -r
>> select whatever and pick swrast... or get something usable for dri... you
>> can't comment out glx/dri they get auto loaded... thanks to the
>> brilliance of
>> X devs.
> That fixed the EE error, although I found out X was not frozen, I got
> without mouse neither keyboard. The reason is that I needed:
> Section "ServerFlags"
> Option "AllowEmptyInput" "off"
> For some reason although I don't have such flag set at all, if not
> present it's supposed "on", thus Xorg by default disables the keyboard
> and mouse. After adding the flag unset ("off"), I got keyboard and
> mouse back.... I've read there are patches to revert this behavior,
> however just adding the flag by default to xorg.conf sounds OK as
> well. Notice I didn't use the optional HAL, since I'm trying not to
> use it as much as possible, and that might be implied with the need
> for the flag as well....
It's broken for HAL, too. Basically anything that's using the mouse or
kbd drivers are *disabled* if they are configured in xorg.conf, but
supposedly work if you let HAL configure them (I did not try this).
Eric Sandall | Source Mage GNU/Linux Developer
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