XFree on sparc versus syscons
wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Fri Oct 24 10:57:45 PDT 2003
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 09:57:35AM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 04:25:12PM +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> > Folks,
> > I'm slightly puzzled on what it needs to get X on sparc64.
> > I see that the XFree server reports that it needs
> > syscons, as in:
> > Fatal server error:
> > xf86OpenConsole: No console driver found
> > Supported drivers: syscons
> > Check your kernel's console driver configuration and /dev entries
> > In the kernel config files I see 'sc' is commented out in favor of
> > the openfirmware console. Trying to build a kernel with 'sc' isn't much joy
> > either as in:
> CVS doesn't support syscons yet.
So X on src from the main CVS repo is doomed. OK.
Hmm. /me wonders about the Holy Sparc Grail hiding in p4 ;-)
Is there a description out there somewhere how I can drag the
src out of p4? I never worked p4 and have no clue at all about it.
| / o / /_ _ wilko at FreeBSD.org
|/|/ / / /( (_) Bulte
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