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Old 06-10-2009, 05:22 PM   #1
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Updated Xorg now in -current


Thanks to Pat, Robby and the team for working on this.
 
Old 06-10-2009, 06:23 PM   #2
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That is a huge changelist! Lots of work!
 
Old 06-10-2009, 06:59 PM   #3
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Wow... that will be some serious testing this weekend

Slackware 13 is looking better every day!
 
Old 06-10-2009, 07:13 PM   #4
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Wow... that will be some serious testing this weekend

Slackware 13 is looking better every day!
I was hoping that the xorg server would be updated... Anyway, THANK YOU ALL FOR MAKING IT HAPPEN FOR THIS UPCOMING RELEASE.
 
Old 06-10-2009, 08:05 PM   #5
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Many thanks to the team for keeping the ball rolling. Not a casual upgrade at all....it will wait for the weekend indeed.
 
Old 06-10-2009, 08:30 PM   #6
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Sniff - sniff - is that the interwebs heating up again ? Now that's what I call an update !!

Again - thanks guys for all the hard work ..
 
Old 06-10-2009, 09:55 PM   #7
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I just ran 'em and I already notice a difference! Things seem a little smoother an quicker.
But it could be a "placebo effect" cuz of my positive attitude towards SW64-C. ;-)
 
Old 06-11-2009, 01:03 AM   #8
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Great news and impressive work! Thanks to the Slack team and Robby in particular. :-)
 
Old 06-11-2009, 01:21 AM   #9
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WoW, so many thanks~ So +1 thanks from me

Busy updating and couldn't to wait to see is there any performance boost~
 
Old 06-11-2009, 01:30 AM   #10
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tnx also from me to the slackware team and to robby in particular for this super update

slackware current is becoming brighter day by day
 
Old 06-11-2009, 02:02 AM   #11
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OMG! that's a larger update than the one for KDE.

Is replacing X packages any different than the other updates?
 
Old 06-11-2009, 03:16 AM   #12
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Yes, it is.

It's huge, it's essential (if KDE doesn't work, I can always start a different windowmanager..), so many things depend on it properly running...

I've tried it just once and actually cried. (And never tried again )

I'm really really really grateful that you guys did this, I'm totally waiting for the lucky 13...
 
Old 06-11-2009, 06:42 AM   #13
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Make sure having HAL running because xorg-server uses it for input hotplugging.
Otherwise you won't be able to use your input devices inside X.
 
Old 06-11-2009, 07:14 AM   #14
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Make sure having HAL running because xorg-server uses it for input hotplugging.
Otherwise you won't be able to use your input devices inside X.
Interesting. I have HAL running, updated my hal.conf in /etc's d-bus directory and rebooted, but when I started X there was no keyboard or mouse response. I did a hard reset and checked /var/log/X.org.log and saw messages that said AllowEmptyInput is on, followed by my mouse and keyboard being disabled.

I added:

Option "AllowEmptyInput" "off"

to the Section "ServerLayout" of my xorg.conf, and now I have my input devices back.
 
Old 06-11-2009, 07:29 AM   #15
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In fact, the good way is to disable the Device sections for input devices in the xorg.conf file. They should not be defined there anymore, everything is done through hal.
 
  


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