alanh at fairlite.demon.co.uk
Mon Oct 3 05:36:56 PDT 2005
On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 12:53 +0200, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 11:14 +0200, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> >>New versions of xorg seem to have better integration with ACPI by
> >>talking to either acpid or directly with the kernel. On fedora this
> >>causes problems.
> >>Since fedora uses a graphical boot, the X server will have opened
> >>/proc/acpi/events, causing the startup of acpid to fail. For some reason
> >>it is only opened during the graphical boot, not by the "normal" X
> >>server. So I'm guessing there's a way to control this behaviour.
> > ACPID needs to be running before the Xserver starts.
> > The Xserver will try to open /var/run/acpid.socket which is what acpid
> > provides when it's started. If the Xserver can't open it, then it will
> > open /proc/acpi/events directly which causes acpid to fail.
> > So really, acpid should be moved up in Fedora boot process.
> Probably yes. But when I start the X server manually it doesn't open
> either of these. So it must depend on some configuration parameter. The
> graphical boot doesn't run for very long so it isn't critical that it
> can use this new feature.
I'm not sure what you mean by 'doesn't open either of these'. Post a log
to show what you think is happening.
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