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    SubjectRe: Problems with X and SB under 2.1.126
    On Oct 30,  2:50pm, James King wrote:
    > Subject: Problems with X and SB under 2.1.126
    > Hey all, forgive me if this has already been answered and I simply
    > missed it.
    > I'm running the 2.1.126 kernel, with no patches (except the one in
    > acct.c that fixed the typo...;), and now nothing under X works. I get
    > the xdm root window up, but the stderr keeps spitting out "Socket()
    > failed" and "can't open socket for local", or somthing to that effect
    > (please forgive me, I'm at work right now, far from my computer). Either
    > way, no X clients (most importantly, the KDE display manager so I can
    > login) come up. Any ideas as to what's wrong?
    > Also, I'm running a Packard Bell POS (I know...but it was cheap and I'm
    > a college student.) Either way, it has a "SoundBlaster Compatible" sound
    > card. Well, it isn't SB-compatible. It's PnP. I've tried using the
    > various PnP tools that came with joy. Any ideas?

    What version of gcc are you using? I have seen this behaviour with gcc 2.8.x.
    gcc 2.7.x and before work fine, but the 2.8.x versions seem to do something
    that X just does not like.

    Alan Olsen

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