Getting X on an Ultra 10
brian at netcom.duke.edu
Mon Oct 27 10:40:10 PST 2003
On Mon, 27 Oct 2003, Will Andrews wrote:
Thanks for the quick reply, Will!
> The mailing list archives for sparc64@ have the answer. In fact
> this very question was asked a few days ago.
Thanks. When I looked at the archives, I just did a search on the error
message I was seeing. Unfortunately, it turned up empty. After you
mentioned this, I did go back and browse the posts from a few days ago and
found the discussion you alluded to.
> Yes.. the issue is that syscons isn't supported and without it
> XFree86 will not work properly. Even in 5.1-CURRENT this hasn't
> been resolved. Also I believe there are some bugs with the
> creator video driver.
> Jake has some patches that he said he was going to commit to
> -current soon, so maybe 5.2 will support your U10.
Again, thanks for taking the time to summarize. I'm glad it's a known
problem and not something on my end. I guess I'll throw Solaris-something
back on it and take a look at FreeBSD again when 5.2 is released.
With an approximate release cycle of 6 months, I guess I might be seeing
you again in Jan :)
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