[lug] X?

Michael J. Pedersen marvin at keepthetouch.org
Wed Aug 23 10:27:19 MDT 2000

On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 01:07:57AM -0600, Ian Hall-Beyer wrote:
> > Error:            Cannot open "compiled/server-0.xkm" to write keyboard
> description
> >                   Exiting
> Couldn't load XKB keymap, falling back to pre-XKB keymap

Please, don't give up on it. I promise you that once you've gotten through the
installation grief (and Debian does give more than it's fair share, I believe)
you will not want to ever go to another distro. It really is that nice.

As for what could be happening:

1) Which video card do you have?
2) Which X server are you using?
3) Could you get me a complete copy of the X startup log (either publicly or

I don't have answers yet, but i will try and find some for you.

> -Ian (who has NEVER seen X work right with debian)

Which I am sorry for. On the flip side, I've never seen X fail with Debian,
until now.

Michael J. Pedersen
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