[arch-general] testing xorg-server 1.8 [xorg18]

ludovic coues couesl at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 20:07:13 EDT 2010

2010/4/6 Marek Otahal <markotahal at gmail.com>

> Thank you for a great job, Jan.
> I can confirm the xorg-server 1.8 works great for me! :)
> I'm running on [testing], i686, kernel, xf86-video-intel,
> touchpad(synaptics), keyboard, usb keyb/mouse hotpluging works as well,
> sound(intel hda) & guvc video webcam .... just upgraded and voila, works
> like
> a charm! :)
> Happy Easter to all of you!
> Marek
> ...well, here's an update after a deeper tryout :)
> *touchpad(synaptics) - issues with tapping which does not work /buttons do/
> *a note for testers, one can disable !hal from rc.conf but make sure to
> include dbus instead(hal used to start it up) otherwise policykit fails
> *I have troubles with resuming from suspend/black screen/ but have to make
> sure if it is not a problem of kernel.
> *as I'm using kde, here's a problem: battery monitor is disabled and i'm
> not
> sure if cpu freq scaling under kde works(probably problem of kde?, acpi
> command shows correct info), also there is a dependency on hal- pacman
> -Rcsn
> hal would remove a great bunch of packages(including kde), how do I figure,
> whats the dep.?
> Thanks once again, Mark
> PS: I would reply to arch-dev-public thread but i don't have write access
> to
> it
> --
> Marek Otahal :o)

Afaik, kde need hal, for exemple for the battery monitor, which seems to be
build upon hal. I have heard that next kde's release will allow hal-free
build, but I can be wrong.


Cordialement, Coues Ludovic
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