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Old 03-14-2002, 10:51 AM   #1
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Trouble installing XFree86, need some help


I need some help installing XFree86.

I'm running a bare-bones Slackware 8.0 system. Only things installed are the kernel, common networking programs, command shell, and samba.

After running sh Xinstall.sh, I get an error message You need to download the 'extract' (or 'extract.exe') utility and put it in this directory. Can anyone point me where to find this? And where exactly do I put it?

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Old 03-14-2002, 11:21 AM   #2
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fg is try to bring a job back to the foreground. I'm not to familiar with fg and bg .

It takes a while to compile, about 1+ hour on my laptop.
 
Old 03-14-2002, 11:29 AM   #3
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download the three big source tarballs. 27mb 25 mb and something like 9mb . put them in a directory together ie: /usr/src/xfree . Untar them and they should all untar into a directory called xc . cd into there and do the make World >& world.log thing.

I didnt use the binary version, this mine was done from the source tarballs.

http://ftp.xfree86.org/pub/XFree86/4.../X420src-1.tgz 25m
http://ftp.xfree86.org/pub/XFree86/4.../X420src-2.tgz 22m
http://ftp.xfree86.org/pub/XFree86/4.../X420src-3.tgz 8m


That should be everything you need. gonna take a while to compile.

you dont need the Xinstall.sh or extract thing with the source.
Yea, and go get fluxbox or blackbox for your window manager, sourceforge

make sure you have the needed compilers.

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Old 03-14-2002, 11:41 AM   #4
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I ran the make World command and got some errors. I don't think it compiled all the way. How do I know what the problem is?

I've already installed gcc, gmake, and binutils. Is there anything else I'm missing?

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Old 03-14-2002, 11:46 AM   #5
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Old 03-14-2002, 03:56 PM   #6
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did you do the make World >& world.log again?
if so you should be able to look in the world.log file to see what its complaining about.

you should probably rm the xc directory and start from fresh source.
 
Old 03-14-2002, 04:12 PM   #7
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I removed the xc directory and started from scratch. But, the compile is still not going. This is what it says:

Code:
Building Release 6.6 of the X Window System.

I hope you checked the configuration parameters in ./config/cf
to see if you need to pass BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS.

Thu Mar 14 14:12:41 PST 2002

cd ./config/imake && make  -f Makefile.ini BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS="" CC="cc" clean
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
rm -f ccimake imake.o imake
rm -f *.CKP *.ln *.BAK *.bak *.o core errs ,* *~ *.a tags TAGS make.log \#*
rm -f -r Makefile.proto Makefile Makefile.dep bootstrap
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
make  Makefile.boot
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/xc'
cd ./config/imake && make -w -f Makefile.ini BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS="" CC="cc"
make[2]: Entering directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
making imake with BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS= in config/imake
cc -o ccimake  -O -I../../include -I../../imports/x11/include/X11 ccimake.c
/usr/i386-slackware-linux/bin/ld: cannot open crt1.o: No such file or directory
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
make[2]: *** [ccimake] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
make[1]: *** [imake.proto] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/xc'
make: *** [World] Error 2
 
Old 03-14-2002, 04:42 PM   #8
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try to find that file:
find / -name crt1.o


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Old 03-14-2002, 05:12 PM   #9
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It's not on the system at all.
 
Old 03-14-2002, 05:31 PM   #10
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on my RH system, its in /usr/lib

crt the #1 . little o

may be part of glibc

if you didnt install glibc then you will have probs
 
Old 03-14-2002, 05:34 PM   #11
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I didn't install glibc. I will do that now.

What else do I need? Here is what I've installed so far.

the kernel
bash shell
networking utils
samba
gcc
gmake
binutils
glibc

So what else is required?
 
Old 03-14-2002, 05:34 PM   #12
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glibc.tgz (slakware/d1/)

[ Package | Description ]
GNU glibc-2.2.3 This package contains the GNU C libraries and header files. The GNU C library was written originally by Roland McGrath, and is currently maintained by Ulrich Drepper. Some parts of the library were contributed or worked on by other people. The BSD database libraries, no longer officially part of glibc, have been added back by Slackware. You'll need this package to compile programs.

http://www.slackware.org/packages/in...=i386&series=d

I usally install all the stuff under /slakware/d1

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Old 03-14-2002, 05:47 PM   #13
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Ok I installed glibc. But here is my world.log now:

Code:
Building Release 6.6 of the X Window System.

I hope you checked the configuration parameters in ./config/cf
to see if you need to pass BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS.

Thu Mar 14 15:45:46 PST 2002

cd ./config/imake && make  -f Makefile.ini BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS="" CC="cc" clean
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
rm -f ccimake imake.o imake
rm -f *.CKP *.ln *.BAK *.bak *.o core errs ,* *~ *.a tags TAGS make.log \#*
rm -f -r Makefile.proto Makefile Makefile.dep bootstrap
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
make  Makefile.boot
make[1]: Entering directory `/root/xc'
cd ./config/imake && make -w -f Makefile.ini BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS="" CC="cc"
make[2]: Entering directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
making imake with BOOTSTRAPCFLAGS= in config/imake
cc -o ccimake  -O -I../../include -I../../imports/x11/include/X11 ccimake.c
cc -c  -O -I../../include -I../../imports/x11/include/X11 `./ccimake` imake.c
In file included from /usr/include/signal.h:307,
                 from imake.c:182:
/usr/include/bits/sigcontext.h:28: asm/sigcontext.h: No such file or directory
In file included from /usr/include/errno.h:36,
                 from imake.c:234:
/usr/include/bits/errno.h:25: linux/errno.h: No such file or directory
In file included from /usr/include/bits/posix1_lim.h:126,
                 from /usr/include/limits.h:144,
                 from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-slackware-linux/2.95.3/include/limits.h:117,
                 from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-slackware-linux/2.95.3/include/syslimits.h:7,
                 from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-slackware-linux/2.95.3/include/limits.h:11,
                 from imake.c:258:
/usr/include/bits/local_lim.h:36: linux/limits.h: No such file or directory
make[2]: *** [imake.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/xc/config/imake'
make[1]: *** [imake.proto] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/xc'
make: *** [World] Error 2
 
Old 03-14-2002, 05:56 PM   #14
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did you install the kernel source?

lnx245.tgz (slakware/k1/)
lx2219.tgz (slakware/k1/)

install the one your running, (uname -a)what kernel did you install under the base system during the install

After install check to see if there is a simlink to the kernel source

/usr/src/2.4.5 or /usr/src/2.2.19 there should be a simlink pointing to one of these directorys
ln -s /usr/src/<2.2.19 or 2.4.5> /usr/src/linux

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Old 03-14-2002, 06:06 PM   #15
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Well, I took your advice and installed everything in the d1 directory. I am running the make world right now, so far so good. I'll let you know if it fails with any errors. Thanks for the help.

I don't know about the kernel. I know I installed the 2.4.5 one, but I don't think I installed the source. Why do ya ask?
 
  


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