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I am running kernel 2.6.11-gentoo-r3 When I run: Code: X -config /root/xorg.conf.new I get this error message: Code: FATAL: Module sis not found. [drm] failed to load kernel module "sis" ...
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    X-org configuration error


    I am running kernel 2.6.11-gentoo-r3

    When I run:
    Code:
    X -config /root/xorg.conf.new
    I get this error message:
    Code:
    FATAL: Module sis not found.
    [drm] failed to load kernel module "sis"
    (EE) SIS(0): [dri] DRIScreeninit failed. Disabling DRI.
    (EE) xf860OpenSerial: Cannot open device /dev/mouse
                       No such file ore directory.
    (EE) Mouse0: cannot open inout device
    (EE) Preinit failed for input device "Mouse0"
    No core pointer
    
    Fatal server error:
    Failed to initialize core devices

    Someone help me please....
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    Looks like your mouse is improperly configured in xorg.conf. What kind of mouse do you have?

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    Synaptics w/scrolling buttons. Its on my laptop. Its an ibuddie A900
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    I had the same trouble when I tried to install gentoo on my system (although it wasn't a laptop). But I changed /dev/mouse to /dev/psaux and it fired right up.

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    Ill try it as soon as I add SIS framebuffer support to my kernel.
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    No luck with that setting either.
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    The changing of mouse-device works here too... maybe it ain't /dev/pasaux at your place but some other mouse device? Also, not that importent thought, you should compile in support for DRI to get faster 3D-redering (Enabling hardware acceleration)

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    I used /dev/input/mice and it worked perfectly. But when I got out of X-org I still saw the error message where it says that the SIS module could not be loaded. What do I do? Is it going to cause a problem when I try to emerge and run either KDE or GNOME?
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    I beleve you can emerge gnome or KDE, just not use them until you xorg starts working correctly.

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