Debugging X.org drivers?
hiryu at audioseek.net
Mon Nov 1 18:35:38 PST 2004
On Mon November 1 2004 6:26 pm, Kendall Bennett wrote:
> Adam Jackson <ajax at nwnk.net> wrote:
> > On Friday 29 October 2004 20:57, Jim Gettys wrote:
> > > X11R6.8 has the ability to load .so files as well as the XFree86
> > > loader, and therefore is able to be debugged using a standard GDB.
> > >
> > > I don't know the exact details; IIRC Adam Jackson (ajax) did the
> > > work... - Jim
> > Yep, that was me. Feel free to drop me a line if you have any
> > trouble making dlloader modules work.
> Sweet, it works perfectly! I nuked the /usr/X11R16/lib directory first
> and it seems to be fine.
> Now I have a problem that I ran into year ago but since I have been using
> the same Red Hat 7.3 box until now for debugging, I haven't seen it in
> ages. Basically if I take a copy of the existin Fedora Core 2 install and
> then do a 'make install' over the top, running 'startx' will start the
> desktop but I just get a bunch of X terminals starting up and not the
> usual KDE deskop that normally starts up. Switching back to the original
> files (I saved them and symlink the directories) and everything is fine.
A bunch of X terminals? You mean TWM (probably)? Try editing $HOME/.xinitrc so
it says "exec startkde". That should give you KDE.
Hope that helps.
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