No X server on Alpha?
jhb at freebsd.org
Sat Jan 19 12:10:55 PST 2008
On Saturday 19 January 2008 10:42:05 am Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Richard Loken wrote:
> > On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> >>> Does anyone know why xorg-server is marked not for alpha?
> >> no, but gcc42 is also marked not for alpha, but builds fine on my ds10l.
> >> Perhaps you could comment this line and give it a try.
> > I agree, force the port to install. And, by the way, most alphas run with
> > serial terminals but not all. I am running X on my PC164 and it works
> > just fine but my card choices were limited and I found I needed an SVGA
> > card with LOTS of on board memory to do what could be done with any junky
> > S3 card when running Linux on Intel.
> After forcing xorg-server to link -lio, everyone works perfectly. I even
> have Firefox (1.5) and pidgin running without issue. And with the recent
> patches to busdma for the pyxis bug, my machine no longer has machine
> checks every ten minutes and is completely stable.
Oh, good, thanks for testing it. Are you able to enable DMA with ATA devices
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