kde-4.1 SLOT in kdesvn-portage
On Sunday 21 September 2008 09:26:15 pm Mike wrote:
> Mike wrote:
> > Alan McKinnon wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I use the kdesvn-portage overlay (the portage one, not the paludis-only
> >> one). To still stay this side of sanity, I emerged the 4.1.1 SLOT.
> >> I updated layman -S today only to find that the entire kde-4.1 SLOT has
> >> been removed. Can someone confirm? Am I actually dreaming? Anyone know
> >> why a perfectly reasonable set of ebuilds were removed?
> > I have a similar problem when I 'emerge --sync' it deletes my overlays I
> > added with layman.
> > Mike
> My problem was I symlinked /usr/local to /usr so layman was installing
> the overlays to /usr/portage instead of /usr/local/portage and they were
> getting deleted on 'emerge --sync'. I changed the layman installation
> directory in /etc/layman/layman.cfg and solved that problem.
Hmmm.... maybe you guys would know.... I've gone the same route as you.
However, I've emerge 4.1.65. It compiles fine, installs, no problems.
However... I normally start my gentoobox as rc 3. When I run startx, kde
loads and looks quite wonderful, but just as the desktop grabs the mouse...
it locks up. The lockup is so complete, I can't switch to a console and have
Does anyone have a suggestion? Kde 4,0 actually worked ok. kde4.05 and greater
have been a wash for me. No luck what so ever. Total and complete lockup.
Things I've done: tried 4.1, tried 4.1.66, made sure evdev is loaded... the
logs show that X dies immediately... no output... just bang...
Now running 3.5.10 with no problems. But I'd really, really like to get a
current kde up and running.