Re: mu [X11bug]

From: Renato (
Date: Tue Dec 14 1999 - 16:25:42 CET

On 09/12/99 at 19:22 Michele Andreoli wrote:

>On Thu, Dec 09, 1999 at 11:25:18AM -0200, Renato nicely wrote:
>> I can guarantee that mulinux was able to configure X11 in my computer
>>from 6r4 to 7r3b (without any configuration file change).
>I checked, with the Linux "diff" command, the two file,
>in 6r4 and 7.x. They are *identical*. We know the bug relative to
>missing symlink for release < 7r4. I'm not sure if I fix the symlink
>bug in 7r4 o 7r5.
>Please, try to figure out the origin of your malfunction. Go in
>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11 and do a "ls -l". You can see the file:
> XF86Config -> /etc/X11/XF86Config ?

No. There was only XF86Config itself (file generated by xf86config).
I renamed it and created the correspondind symbolic link to /etc/X11/XF86Config. Then X11 started smoothly.
>Go in /etc/X11. You can see the *active* file XF86Config. If yes,
>the symlink bug is fixed in your muLinux.

Well, I think the symlink bug isn't fixed in 7r5b...
I don't understand why this problem didn't occur in my office's computer, where mulinux was installed from the same source floppy.
>I see, you have a big clock 80K. Localte in the two rows:
> HorizSync 31.5
> VertRefresh 50-70
>and try to enlarge this value: e.g.:
> HorizSync 30-50
> VertRefresh 50-100
>News modes will becomes active.
Good hint Michele. Now I have a better image.
Thanks, my friend.


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