but this remains: I think I got it

Chuck Robey chuckr at telenix.org
Sat Aug 9 21:15:38 PDT 2008

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Chuck Robey wrote:

It's too late to test tonight, but I was in bed when it occurred to me that I
hadn't updated the paths in xorg.conf to the new installation, which must have
been why I got all of those bad module version errors.  I had to jump in here
before I got a ton of answers when I'd just figured it out.

Thanks anyhow.

> I think (and hope?) that all my coding is done, but realistically, I need to
> track down my bugs in my testing, and I don't seem to be getting ANY of my new
> Xorg drivers to load, so I need help to decode what this error means.
> First, the background: I've used git to get all th e Xorg code (and mesa and
> other requirements).  I am on FreeBSD, where the port stucks Xorg into
> /usr/local/lib (which I dislike, personally), but I stuck everything associated
> with my new buid into /usr/X11R7.4.  I am not sure if that's really the true,
> actual name I shouild sue, but no matter, I AM using it.
> I've used git to download all of the latest versino of the Xorg archives, and
> played with enough of the various top level variables (like, the various CFLAGS)
> to where it all builds and installs, including my new xf86-install_uclogic
> driver directory.  I tried to activate that, merely by putting /usr/X11R7.4/bin
> at the head of my path, and making sure that everything in /usr/X11R7.4 is
> ldd'ing (loading the libraries) out of the correct directories.  I've run into a
> bunch of the following errors in my Xorg.0.log (from all different drivers):
> (EE) Failed to load module "kbd" (module requirement mismatch, 0)
> What's that mean, "module requirements"?  Where do I set the module requirements
> (both the needs in Xorg, and what's furnished by the drivers, and what it OUGHT
> TO be, and how do I check the number set by my drivers?  I need to track this
> down so I can get my testing running.
> Thanks.
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