Re: How did you get X running in Debian PowerPC?
On Sat, Jan 15, 2000 at 11:22:17AM -0800, John Labovitz wrote:
> Renaud Dreyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > In general, how did the people with running Debian ppc boxes manage
> > to get X up and running? I still can't get Xpmac to work, and if I
> > switch to XF68_FBDev, there's no tool to generate a valid XF86Config file
> > I could find. Since Debian PowerPC is about to get released very soon,
> > I'm sure there must a solution somewhere that is planned. Thanks,
> i installed debianppc without boot disks, but instead used linuxppc as
> a base and did some very strange things to get it working. but it
> works now.
> i used linuxppc's Xautoconfig to generate an initial XF86Config. in
> linuxppc, the idea is that you run this every time you boot, and you
> *never* actually write your own XF86Config. Xautoconfig looks at the
> frame-buffer settings, keyboard & mouse settings, a few other magic
using mode "default" in your XF86Config will use your current framebuffer