[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#619918: [acpi-support] getXconsole break in asus-touchpad.sh

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Tue Jun 7 09:51:06 UTC 2011

> I try to run /etc/acpi/asus-touchpad.sh script manually from console and

Do you run it as root?

> get message:
> Couldnt get a file descriptor referring to the console

Sorry but I cannot find this message anywhere in the acpi-support package.
Please find out which statement produces this output.

> Then I comment string:
> getXconsole
> and all work good.

Are you sure you're not running /etc/acpi/asus-touchpad.sh under the same user
you use for X? getXconsole is needed to make sure root can connect to your X server.

> I think we need to fix getXconsole. How I can help you to do this?

Feel free to debug getXconsole. It's in /usr/share/acpi-support/power-funcs.


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