It built fine here, are you using the PKGBUILD?
You can also do something likexsetroot -cursor_name left_ptr
Also check /etc/profile and /etc/rc.local
How about this:https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Fan_Speed_Control
Oops. No, that was just me being to quick on pushing an update from a version I had been modifying. That mistake would have been there either way. That one is fixed now.
- oop, nevermind.
Have you rebooted since your last kernel update?
The actual errors would help - and the compile command you are using.That code compiles and runs fine here.