Re: Alpha Server 2100 4/275 Compaq AVGA and XFree86 3.3.6
On Thursday 08 Jan 2004 3:19 pm, Jay Estabrook wrote:
> It (SRM) should "just work". Are you having a problem even before the
> kernel gets booted?
Well, I am about to try again but I was getting a blank screen - but now
I am thinking of stripping out some of the additional cards - this was
a production line machine from Digital Ayr - so it hardly a "standard spec
(whatever that is) -
> 54-23184-01 is the original TGA 8-plane card, and should work in an
I was wondering whether position of the 4 switches on the card
(accessible externally) is critical - the (two cards) have the switches
in different configurations - do you know of any DEC documentation on
> > Another question - because I have taken the Compaq EISA card in and
> > out I am getting an SRM error message - I have an ECU floppy but how
> > do I proceed when I get to the update configuration floppy - when I
> > do not have one and cannot see how to generate a new one!
> I've always avoided EISA cards as much as possible, so that I could
> avoid the ECU... ;-}
> When you run the ECU from SRM, it should be possible to delete the
> EISA VGA from the configuration, and, once saved, should eliminate
> those pesky error messages.
Sounds like a good idea