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Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

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Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#1 Post by Hierax_ca » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:53 am

I'd like to request adding an upgrade to xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing (https://packages.debian.org/search?keyw ... -xorg-core) (or, alternately/additionally, a downgrade option to xserver-xorg-core 2:1.16.4-1+deb8u2) because of the problems with the Wacom 4-minute booting delay.

I've had this problem with Thinkpad x60t and x61t with both antiX- and MX- since 17 (16.x works fine) as per this thread: ( viewtopic.php?f=104&t=43631 )

I now see that there's a new antiX forum thread ( https://www.antixforum.com/forums/topic ... post-10864 ) and the links therefrom seems to say that the xserver-xorg-core very well may be the problem and either needs to go to a newer one (post 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u2, which is in the MX17.1 stable Stretch repo, present in my computers that have this time delay bug) or an older one (I know that 2:1.16.4-1+deb8u2 works from the MX-16.1 Jessie stable repo, present in my computers that do not have this time delay bug).

Hopefully being able to change this will finally fix this annoying boot time delay bug.

Thank You!
MX-14.4 (32-bit) Thinkpad 600x;
MX-17.1 (32-bit): Thinkpad A31p, T43p, T60p;
MX-17.1 (64-bit): Thinkpad x60t, x61s, x61t, T61, T601pF, x301*, T500, W500, W700(ds), W701, x200t, x220t, x220, W520.

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#2 Post by Stevo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:03 pm

I backported the Buster version in an isolated Stretch repo on the OBS, if you want to test it.

Add the repo in a root terminal:

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echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/stevenpusser:/xserver-xorg-core-backport/Debian_9.0/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:stevenpusser:xserver-xorg-core-backport.list
As a normal user in a terminal, download and install the repo key:

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rm -f Release.key && wget -nv https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:stevenpusser:xserver-xorg-core-backport/Debian_9.0/Release.key -O Release.key

sudo apt-key add - < Release.key
Then update the apt database, and simulate an upgrade to the new packages:

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sudo apt update
sudo apt -s  upgrade
If the simulation looks OK and doesn't remove packages you need, install, reboot, and test to see if they fix your problem.

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sudo apt upgrade
Last edited by Stevo on Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:16 pm, edited 3 times in total.

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#3 Post by Hierax_ca » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:04 pm

Thanks! I'll test it...

Unfortunately, entering the first line I'm getting "Permission denied"
MX-14.4 (32-bit) Thinkpad 600x;
MX-17.1 (32-bit): Thinkpad A31p, T43p, T60p;
MX-17.1 (64-bit): Thinkpad x60t, x61s, x61t, T61, T601pF, x301*, T500, W500, W700(ds), W701, x200t, x220t, x220, W520.

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#4 Post by Stevo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:11 pm

Which line? The first one that begins with "sudo"? You can also run those as root if you have sudo problems. Oh wait, it's a two-part command, so just run it as root. Let me edit the instructions.

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#5 Post by fehlix » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:19 pm

Stevo wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:11 pm
Which line?
I assume the first one, which I would write for normale user as such:

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echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/stevenpusser:/xserver-xorg-core-backport/Debian_9.0/ /' | sudo tee  /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:stevenpusser:xserver-xorg-core-backport.list
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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#6 Post by Hierax_ca » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:42 pm

Stevo, the revision worked!

TEST SUCCESSFUL !

Tested on Thinkpad x61 Tablet (which had a fresh install of MX-17.1 May Snapshot). Boot time down to under 30 seconds from over 4 minutes -- huge difference!

Your fixes upgraded xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common from 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u2 to 2:1.19.6-1~mobs (2 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove, and 3 not upgraded).

(FWIW, I did a sudo reboot and whisker menu reboots both worked with the reduced boot, then did a MX Updater dist-upgrade and rebooted now looking in Synaptice it also has xorg-server-source, xserver-xephyr, xserver-xephyr-dbgsym, xserver-xorg-core-dbgsym:i3, and xserver-xorg-dev available as 2:1.19.6-1~mobs, and and xserver-xorg-legacy was also installed.)

Awesome! Is there anything else I can do to test this?
MX-14.4 (32-bit) Thinkpad 600x;
MX-17.1 (32-bit): Thinkpad A31p, T43p, T60p;
MX-17.1 (64-bit): Thinkpad x60t, x61s, x61t, T61, T601pF, x301*, T500, W500, W700(ds), W701, x200t, x220t, x220, W520.

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#7 Post by Stevo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:47 pm

fehlix wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:19 pm
Stevo wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:11 pm
Which line?
I assume the first one, which I would write for normale user as such:

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echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/stevenpusser:/xserver-xorg-core-backport/Debian_9.0/ /' | sudo tee  /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:stevenpusser:xserver-xorg-core-backport.list
:happy:
If you substitute "root" for "normal", since you need those privileges to create and write to that file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d.

Here's the original instruction page that the OBS creates: https://software.opensuse.org//download ... -xorg-core

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#8 Post by Stevo » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:52 pm

Hierax_ca wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:42 pm
Stevo, the revision worked!

TEST SUCCESSFUL !

Tested on Thinkpad x61 Tablet (which had a fresh install of MX-17.1 May Snapshot). Boot time down to under 30 seconds from over 4 minutes -- huge difference!

Your fixes upgraded xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common from 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u2 to 2:1.19.6-1~mobs (2 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove, and 3 not upgraded).

(FWIW, I did a sudo reboot and whisker menu reboots both worked with the reduced boot, then did a MX Updater dist-upgrade and rebooted now looking in Synaptice it also has xorg-server-source, xserver-xephyr, xserver-xephyr-dbgsym, xserver-xorg-core-dbgsym:i3, and xserver-xorg-dev available as 2:1.19.6-1~mobs, and and xserver-xorg-legacy was also installed.)

Awesome! Is there anything else I can do to test this?
What does "inxi -G" report now?

I actually build MX 17 packages first, and if we put them into the repo they'll be seen as upgrades (~mx17+1 is greater than ~mobs), but I was a bit leary of putting them in there, since some people will upgrade everything as it comes into the test repo. Are there any other antiX and MX users that were suffering the problem?

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#9 Post by Hierax_ca » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:15 pm

inxi -Gxxxx
Graphics:
Card-1: Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics
driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 chip ID: 8086:2a02
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6
driver: intel
resolution: 1400x1050~50Hz
OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel 965GM
v: 2.1 Mesa 13.0.6
direct render: Yes

Kernel is 4.15.17-1~MX17+1 (2018-04-23)

There was at least one more person with a very similar problem in the antiX forum thread I linked above (https://www.antixforum.com/forums/topic ... post-10864 ).

I really appreciate all of your hard work help with this, this is a huge fix for me I was having to use either MX16.1 or an Ubuntu XFCE distro for these computers now MX is almost completely dominant and bug free for all of my machines -- my eternal Thanks!

Jason
MX-14.4 (32-bit) Thinkpad 600x;
MX-17.1 (32-bit): Thinkpad A31p, T43p, T60p;
MX-17.1 (64-bit): Thinkpad x60t, x61s, x61t, T61, T601pF, x301*, T500, W500, W700(ds), W701, x200t, x220t, x220, W520.

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Re: Request: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.19.6-1 from Debian Buster/Testing

#10 Post by caprea » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:10 am

stevo wrote
Are there any other antiX and MX users that were suffering the problem?
At least the OP had a wacom-digitizer, but didn't follow the topic since november.
https://www.antixforum.com/forums/topic ... an-8-mins/

Some more google-fu, also with wacom-digtizer
viewtopic.php?f=92&t=45364

Of course on antiX your backported version want's to pull in libsystemd0, sadly.

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