[lug] X?

Kyle Moore kmoore at trustamerica.com
Wed Aug 23 10:20:08 MDT 2000

I have X working right with Debian now on several different machines. I
pretty much never get X to work the way I want with the installer's
config utility though. Is that what you are using? If not, what
configuration program are you using to get it set up? Could this
possibly be a package missing (does the xkb have a separate package)?

Give me some more info and I'll try to help you out. 

Ian Hall-Beyer wrote:
> I recently got another debian install set up, and when i try to run X, I
> get the gray screen with the X pointer, then it blows up:
> > Error:            Cannot open "compiled/server-0.xkm" to write keyboard
> description
> >                   Exiting
> Couldn't load XKB keymap, falling back to pre-XKB keymap
> and I'm back to where I started.
> has anyone else seen this, and if so, PLEASE tell me how to fix it,
> because I am about ready to just give up on this particular installation.
> Kernel is 2.2.17 with USB backport. Similar problem with 2.4.0.
> -Ian (who has NEVER seen X work right with debian)


Kyle Moore

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