Failure in detecting keyboard
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Sun Jan 31 20:53:18 PST 2010
On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 07:32:04PM -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 4:58 PM, Peter Hutterer
> <peter.hutterer at who-t.net> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 09:17:12AM +0530, Amey wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >> I am a final year graduate student and I am trying to
> >> configure X server.In that when I tried to run X server after all the
> >> configuration done with following commands:
> >> *1) sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop
> >> 2) sudo startx -- /opt/mpx/bin/Xorg verbose :0 (P.S. I installed all the
> >> packages with prefix /opt/mpx )
> >> *
> >> then X server didn't run initialy and I got the following log:
> >> (II) AIGLX: Loaded and initialized /opt/mpx/lib/dri/swrast_dri.so
> >> (II) GLX: Initialized DRISWRAST GL provider for screen 0
> >> (II) NV(0): Setting screen physical size to 338 x 211
> >> (EE) Error compiling keymap (server-0)
> >> (EE) XKB: Couldn't compile keymap
> >> XKB: Failed to compile keymap
> >> Keyboard initialization failed. This could be a missing or incorrect setup
> >> of xkeyboard-config.
> > This is often the case if /opt/mpx/share/X11/xkb/compiled/ doesn't exist or
> > isn't writable. Check for that too.
> >> For above error I configured xkeyboard-config package with prefix /opt/mpx/
> >> and again tried to run X server with above sequence of commands.But still
> >> error was there. So checked for "xkbcomp" in /opt/mpx then found it here:
> >> /opt/mpx/share/X11/xkb
> > this is weird, xkbcomp should not be in this directory. Please reconfigure
> > with the right prefix and reinstall instead of the symlink.
> > that aside - is there any reason you disable hotplugging?
> This comes from some dubious behavior in xkeyboard-config. It creates
> a symlink to xkbcomp in the xkb base directory unless you pass a
> --disable-xkbcomp-symlink or something like that.
> Amey, just build xkbcomp with --prefix=/opt/mpx and make sure it uses
> a base path of /opt/mpx/share/X11/xkb so it will pick up your config
> files. There should be a configure option if it doesn't just follow
> --prefix by default.
Sergey, is there still reason for doing this? I note the commit dates back
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