Screen goes and stays black upon issuing `Xorg -configure`

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jun 26 06:44:31 PDT 2006


On 6/26/06, Angel Tsankov <fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg> wrote:
> I've been following the Xorg build instructions and have built Xorg in /usr. After the build, I restarted the system and found that
> the /etc/ld.so.conf file looked like this:
> /usr/local/lib
> /opt/lib

This is set in LFS. It's the stock ld.so.conf.

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/development/chapter06/glibc.html#conf-ld

> i.e. the file had not been changed as a result of building Xorg. However, I had to add the line /usr/X11R6/lib to it and run
> ldconfig in order to execute `Xorg -configure` in root's home directory. This seems to contradict the BLFS book (dated 2006-05-31):
> If you've installed the X Window System in any prefix other than /usr, as the root user, add </usr/X11R6>/lib to the /etc/ld.so.conf
> file and run ldconfig.

I thought you said you installed X in /usr?  Now, it seems that you
installed it in /usr/X11R6. Which is it?

--
Dan



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