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  1. #1

    gentoo X config

    well I had to reinstall gentoo over the weekend which kinda sucked, because I got a new HDD.

    The last time I did it I got it to work but now I cant't lol I followed the doc at gentoo.org.

    here is my XF86Config file

    Code:
    # File generated by xf86config.
    
    
    
    #
    # Copyright (c) 1999 by The XFree86 Project, Inc.
    #
    # Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a
    # copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"),
    # to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation
    # the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense,
    # and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the
    # Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:
    # 
    # The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in
    # all copies or substantial portions of the Software.
    # 
    # THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
    # IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY,
    # FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.  IN NO EVENT SHALL
    # THE XFREE86 PROJECT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY,
    # WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF
    # OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE
    # SOFTWARE.
    # 
    # Except as contained in this notice, the name of the XFree86 Project shall
    # not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other
    # dealings in this Software without prior written authorization from the
    # XFree86 Project.
    #
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Refer to the XF86Config(4/5) man page for details about the format of 
    # this file.
    # **********************************************************************
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Module section -- this  section  is used to specify
    # which dynamically loadable modules to load.
    # **********************************************************************
    #
    Section "Module"
    
    # This loads the DBE extension module.
    
        Load        "dbe"  # Double buffer extension
    
    # This loads the miscellaneous extensions module, and disables
    # initialisation of the XFree86-DGA extension within that module.
        SubSection  "extmod"
          Option    "omit xfree86-dga"   # don't initialise the DGA extension
        EndSubSection
    
    # This loads the Type1 and FreeType font modules
        Load        "type1"
        Load        "speedo"
    #    Load        "freetype"
    #    Load        "xtt"
    
    # This loads the GLX module
    #    Load       "glx"
    # This loads the DRI module
    #    Load       "dri"
    
    EndSection
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Files section.  This allows default font and rgb paths to be set
    # **********************************************************************
    
    Section "Files"
    
    # The location of the RGB database.  Note, this is the name of the
    # file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db").  There is normally
    # no need to change the default.
    
        RgbPath"/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
    
    # Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (which are concatenated together),
    # as well as specifying multiple comma-separated entries in one FontPath
    # command (or a combination of both methods)
    # 
    # If you don't have a floating point coprocessor and emacs, Mosaic or other
    # programs take long to start up, try moving the Type1 and Speedo directory
    # to the end of this list (or comment them out).
    # 
    
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/local/"
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/"
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/"
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/"
    #    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType/"
    #    FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/freefont/"
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/"
        FontPath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
    
    # The module search path.  The default path is shown here.
    
    #    ModulePath "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
    
    EndSection
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Server flags section.
    # **********************************************************************
    
    Section "ServerFlags"
    
    # Uncomment this to cause a core dump at the spot where a signal is 
    # received.  This may leave the console in an unusable state, but may
    # provide a better stack trace in the core dump to aid in debugging
    
    #    Option "NoTrapSignals"
    
    # Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><Fn> VT switch sequence
    # (where n is 1 through 12).  This allows clients to receive these key
    # events.
    
    #    Option "DontVTSwitch"
    
    # Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><BS> server abort sequence
    # This allows clients to receive this key event.
    
    #    Option "DontZap"
    
    # Uncomment this to disable the <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> mode switching
    # sequences.  This allows clients to receive these key events.
    
    #    Option "Dont Zoom"
    
    # Uncomment this to disable tuning with the xvidtune client. With
    # it the client can still run and fetch card and monitor attributes,
    # but it will not be allowed to change them. If it tries it will
    # receive a protocol error.
    
    #    Option "DisableVidModeExtension"
    
    # Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local xvidtune client. 
    
    #    Option "AllowNonLocalXvidtune"
    
    # Uncomment this to disable dynamically modifying the input device
    # (mouse and keyboard) settings. 
    
    #    Option "DisableModInDev"
    
    # Uncomment this to enable the use of a non-local client to
    # change the keyboard or mouse settings (currently only xset).
    
    #    Option "AllowNonLocalModInDev"
    
    EndSection
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Input devices
    # **********************************************************************
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Core keyboard's InputDevice section
    # **********************************************************************
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    
        Identifier"Keyboard1"
        Driver"Keyboard"
    
    # For most OSs the protocol can be omitted (it defaults to "Standard").
    # When using XQUEUE (only for SVR3 and SVR4, but not Solaris),
    # uncomment the following line.
    
    #    Option     "Protocol"      "Xqueue"
    
        Option "AutoRepeat" "500 30"
    
    # Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with xset(1))
    #    Option"Xleds"      "1 2 3"
    
    #    Option "LeftAlt"     "Meta"
    #    Option "RightAlt"    "ModeShift"
    
    # To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
    # lines below (which are the defaults).  For example, for a non-U.S.
    # keyboard, you will probably want to use:
    #    Option "XkbModel"    "pc102"
    # If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
    #    Option "XkbModel"    "microsoft"
    #
    # Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
    # For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
    #    Option "XkbLayout"   "de"
    # or:
    #    Option "XkbLayout"   "de"
    #    Option "XkbVariant"  "nodeadkeys"
    #
    # If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
    # control keys, use:
    #    Option "XkbOptions"  "ctrl:swapcaps"
    
    # These are the default XKB settings for XFree86
    #    Option "XkbRules"    "xfree86"
    #    Option "XkbModel"    "pc101"
    #    Option "XkbLayout"   "us"
    #    Option "XkbVariant"  ""
    #    Option "XkbOptions"  ""
    
    #    Option "XkbDisable"
    
        Option "XkbRules""xfree86"
        Option "XkbModel""pc101"
        Option "XkbLayout""us"
    
    EndSection
    
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Core Pointer's InputDevice section
    # **********************************************************************
    
    Section "InputDevice"
    
    # Identifier and driver
    
        Identifier"Mouse1"
        Driver"mouse"
        Option "Protocol"    "Auto"
        Option "Device"      "/dev/input/mice"
    
    # Mouse-speed setting for PS/2 mouse.
    
    #    Option "Resolution""256"
    
    # When using XQUEUE, comment out the above two lines, and uncomment
    # the following line.
    
    #    Option "Protocol""Xqueue"
    
    # Baudrate and SampleRate are only for some Logitech mice. In
    # almost every case these lines should be omitted.
    
    #    Option "BaudRate""9600"
    #    Option "SampleRate""150"
    
    # Emulate3Buttons is an option for 2-button Microsoft mice
    # Emulate3Timeout is the timeout in milliseconds (default is 50ms)
    
    #    Option "Emulate3Buttons"
    #    Option "Emulate3Timeout"    "50"
    
    # ChordMiddle is an option for some 3-button Logitech mice
    
    #    Option "ChordMiddle"
    
    EndSection
    
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Other input device sections 
    # this is optional and is required only if you
    # are using extended input devices.  This is for example only.  Refer
    # to the XF86Config man page for a description of the options.
    # **********************************************************************
    #
    # Section "InputDevice" 
    #    Identifier  "Mouse2"
    #    Driver      "mouse"
    #    Option      "Protocol"      "MouseMan"
    #    Option      "Device"        "/dev/mouse2"
    # EndSection
    #
    # Section "InputDevice"
    #    Identifier "spaceball"
    #    Driver     "magellan"
    #    Option     "Device"        "/dev/cua0"
    # EndSection
    #
    # Section "InputDevice"
    #    Identifier "spaceball2"
    #    Driver     "spaceorb"
    #    Option     "Device"        "/dev/cua0"
    # EndSection
    #
    # Section "InputDevice"
    #    Identifier "touchscreen0"
    #    Driver     "microtouch"
    #    Option     "Device"        "/dev/ttyS0"
    #    Option     "MinX"          "1412"
    #    Option     "MaxX"          "15184"
    #    Option     "MinY"          "15372"
    #    Option     "MaxY"          "1230"
    #    Option     "ScreenNumber"  "0"
    #    Option     "ReportingMode" "Scaled"
    #    Option     "ButtonNumber"  "1"
    #    Option     "SendCoreEvents"
    # EndSection
    #
    # Section "InputDevice"
    #    Identifier "touchscreen1"
    #    Driver     "elo2300"
    #    Option     "Device"        "/dev/ttyS0"
    #    Option     "MinX"          "231"
    #    Option     "MaxX"          "3868"
    #    Option     "MinY"          "3858"
    #    Option     "MaxY"          "272"
    #    Option     "ScreenNumber"  "0"
    #    Option     "ReportingMode" "Scaled"
    #    Option     "ButtonThreshold"       "17"
    #    Option     "ButtonNumber"  "1"
    #    Option     "SendCoreEvents"
    # EndSection
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Monitor section
    # **********************************************************************
    
    # Any number of monitor sections may be present
    
    Section "Monitor"
    
        Identifier  "My Monitor"
    
    # HorizSync is in kHz unless units are specified.
    # HorizSync may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
    # comma separated list of ranges of values.
    # NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY.  REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
    # USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.
    
        HorizSync   31.5 - 57.0
    
    #    HorizSync30-64         # multisync
    #    HorizSync31.5, 35.2    # multiple fixed sync frequencies
    #    HorizSync15-25, 30-50  # multiple ranges of sync frequencies
    
    # VertRefresh is in Hz unless units are specified.
    # VertRefresh may be a comma separated list of discrete values, or a
    # comma separated list of ranges of values.
    # NOTE: THE VALUES HERE ARE EXAMPLES ONLY.  REFER TO YOUR MONITOR'S
    # USER MANUAL FOR THE CORRECT NUMBERS.
    
        VertRefresh 50-100
    
    EndSection
    
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Graphics device section
    # **********************************************************************
    
    # Any number of graphics device sections may be present
    
    # Standard VGA Device:
    
    Section "Device"
        Identifier"Standard VGA"
        VendorName"Unknown"
        BoardName"Unknown"
    
    # The chipset line is optional in most cases.  It can be used to override
    # the driver's chipset detection, and should not normally be specified.
    
    #    Chipset"generic"
    
    # The Driver line must be present.  When using run-time loadable driver
    # modules, this line instructs the server to load the specified driver
    # module.  Even when not using loadable driver modules, this line
    # indicates which driver should interpret the information in this section.
    
        Driver     "vga"
    # The BusID line is used to specify which of possibly multiple devices
    # this section is intended for.  When this line isn't present, a device
    # section can only match up with the primary video device.  For PCI
    # devices a line like the following could be used.  This line should not
    # normally be included unless there is more than one video device
    # intalled.
    
    #    BusID      "PCI:0:10:0"
    
    #    VideoRam256
    
    #    Clocks25.2 28.3
    
    EndSection
    
    # Device configured by xf86config:
    
    Section "Device"
        Identifier  "NVIDIA GeForce"
        Driver      "nv"
        #VideoRam    16384
        # Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
    EndSection
    
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # Screen sections
    # **********************************************************************
    
    # Any number of screen sections may be present.  Each describes
    # the configuration of a single screen.  A single specific screen section
    # may be specified from the X server command line with the "-screen"
    # option.
    Section "Screen"
        Identifier  "Screen 1"
        Device      "NVIDIA GeForce"
        Monitor     "My Monitor"
        DefaultDepth 24
    
        Subsection "Display"
            Depth       8
            Modes       "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
            ViewPort    0 0
        EndSubsection
        Subsection "Display"
            Depth       16
            Modes       "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
            ViewPort    0 0
        EndSubsection
        Subsection "Display"
            Depth       24
            Modes       "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
            ViewPort    0 0
        EndSubsection
    EndSection
    
    # **********************************************************************
    # ServerLayout sections.
    # **********************************************************************
    
    # Any number of ServerLayout sections may be present.  Each describes
    # the way multiple screens are organised.  A specific ServerLayout
    # section may be specified from the X server command line with the
    # "-layout" option.  In the absence of this, the first section is used.
    # When now ServerLayout section is present, the first Screen section
    # is used alone.
    
    Section "ServerLayout"
    
    # The Identifier line must be present
        Identifier  "Simple Layout"
    
    # Each Screen line specifies a Screen section name, and optionally
    # the relative position of other screens.  The four names after
    # primary screen name are the screens to the top, bottom, left and right
    # of the primary screen.  In this example, screen 2 is located to the
    # right of screen 1.
    
        Screen "Screen 1"
    
    # Each InputDevice line specifies an InputDevice section name and
    # optionally some options to specify the way the device is to be
    # used.  Those options include "CorePointer", "CoreKeyboard" and
    # "SendCoreEvents".
    
        InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
        InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
    
    EndSection
    
    # Section "DRI"
    #    Mode 0666
    # EndSection
    TIA
    Michael ;D

    oh my video card is a nvidia 5200FX 128DDR (thought you should know)

  2. #2

    Re:gentoo X config

    I am not sure you said what the problem is...

  3. #3

    Re:gentoo X config

    well I can't get startx to to work, and when I do my computer freezes >

  4. #4

    Re:gentoo X config

    Can you run xf86config (could be xf86cfg)?

  5. #5

    Re:gentoo X config

    yup, I tried many many times.

  6. #6

    Re:gentoo X config

    What does X log file show (EE) messages?

  7. #7

    Re:gentoo X config

    [quote author=Saptech link=board=2;threadid=9015;start=0#msg81540 date=1081836352]
    What does X log file show (EE) messages?

    [/quote]

    here ya go :-)

    (EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/input/mice
    No such file or directory.
    (EE) xf86OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/input/mice
    No such file or directory.
    (EE) Mouse1: cannot open input device
    (EE) PreInit failed for input device "Mouse1"

  8. #8

    Re:gentoo X config

    ok I recompiled my kernel with HID and I now have /dev/input/mice but when I startx I can't move my mouse > ??? WTF!!!

  9. #9

    Re:gentoo X config

    [quote author=The Great Mojo Jojo link=board=2;threadid=9015;start=0#msg81613 date=1081952960]
    ok I recompiled my kernel with HID and I now have /dev/input/mice but when I startx I can't move my mouse > ??? WTF!!!
    [/quote]

    What kind of mouse do you use?

  10. #10

    Re:gentoo X config

    It's a M$ optical wheel mouse (USB).

    I tried the 2.6.5 kernel and my mouse gets no power but it does in 2.4.25 ??? ???

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