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Date:      Thu, 05 Feb 2009 10:04:58 +0000
From:      "O. Hartmann" <>
To:        "O. Hartmann" <>,,
Subject:   Re: Xorg upgrade desaster: Xlib: extension "Generic Event	Extension" missing on display ":0.0".
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Ulrich Sp=F6rlein wrote:
> On Fri, 30.01.2009 at 23:19:41 +0100, O. Hartmann wrote:
>> After upgrading one of my FreeBSD 8.0-CUR/amd64 boxes to new xorg-7.4
>> and having done hurting recompiling nearly everything/package twice no=
>> firefox3 still doesn't work properly and hits me when starting with th=
>> error message:
>> Xlib:  extension "Generic Event Extension" missing on display ":0.0".
>> Then firefox3 freezes forever, showing something like the background o=
>> pixel remnants of windows/picograms moving over its window.
> This should be unrelated to Xorg 7.4, as it happens to my 7.1 box,
> running Xorg 7.3 and the latest firefox3. Please try backing down
> firefox3 or some other related libraries that were updated in the last
> month (when this started to show up)
> Cheers,
> Ulrich Sp=C3=B6rlein

As I reported earlier in this thread, I recompiled everything/package on =

my boxes at least three times and the specified problem still remained.=20
But after the update of libGL/libGLUT the last three days everything=20
seems to run all right now. Weird ...


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