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From: Stephen More <stephen.more@gmail.com>
To: cygwin-xfree@cygwin.com
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xorg-server-1.10.2-1
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 11:01:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=jwnenQ6ZGd9QydQ+aSdA7=yOC9g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <announce.4E09DBC5.308@dronecode.org.uk>

After installing service pack 1 to System 7 I got the "Failed to
activate core devices." so I updated to xorg-server-1.10.2-1.

I no longer am getting the Xwin modal error window, but Xwin is still
not starting.

-Stephen More


On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 9:48 AM, Jon TURNEY <jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk> wrote:
> The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:
>
> *** xorg-server-1.10.2-1
> *** xorg-server-dmx-1.10.2-1
>
> These packages contain XWin and the other X.Org X11 servers.
>
> In addition to upstream fixes [1], the following cygwin-specific changes
> have been made since 1.10.1-1:
>
> * Use system() rather than pipe() & fork() to invoke xkbcomp.  This should
> work around the X server being unable to startup with "Failed to activate
> core devices" error when cygwin's fork() emulation is unable to work
> successfully. (Launching applications from the tray menu still uses fork()
> and might still fail on problem systems, and other cygwin programs might
> still fail to fork(), but hopefully this will prevent these problems from
> being reported as an X server issue quite as much). (This should make
> Cygwin/X FAQ 9.15 obsolete)
> * Automatically activate the -nolock option if /tmp is on a FAT filesystem.
> (This should make Cygwin/X FAQ 2.3 obsolete)
> * Automatically activate the -emulate3buttons option if less than 3 mouse
> buttons are reported.  Add -noemulate3buttons option so this  can be
> reversed.
> * To facilitate testing of llvmpipe/softpipe, if the GALLIUM_DRIVER env var
> is set, load the swrastg rather than swrast rasterizer.
> * In -wgl mode, create a new dispatch table, rather than modifying the
> existing one to avoid a GLX crash.
>
> 9ea8c1f306aff9cd32542ee9f47af400 *xorg-server-1.10.2-1.tar.bz2
> 974750046285c50f8c91244120af5d41 *xorg-server-dmx-1.10.2-1.tar.bz2
> b525dda038b3b91b347699aa3de0966a *xorg-server-1.10.2-1-src.tar.bz2
>
> [1] http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2011-May/001675.html
>
> --
> Jon TURNEY
> Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer
>
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  reply	other threads:[~2011-06-29 11:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-06-28 14:06 Jon TURNEY
2011-06-29 11:01 ` Stephen More [this message]
2011-06-29 11:06   ` Jon TURNEY
2011-06-29 11:22     ` Stephen More
2011-06-29 11:27       ` Stephen More

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