Re: Problems with X11 on Ultra10
I was curious as to what prompted you to try "SBUS:/SUNW,ffb@1e,0" for the
From: Sad Clouds
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2014 3:57 AM
To: Hayden Kroepfl
Subject: Re: Problems with X11 on Ultra10
On Sun, 4 May 2014 08:25:16 +0100
Sad Clouds <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Sat, 03 May 2014 17:20:33 -0600
Hayden Kroepfl <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 03/05/14 03:39 PM, Sad Clouds wrote:
> > Hello, I'm new to Debian and trying it out on Ultra10 which has
> > Creator3D framebuffer.
> > I installed Debian stable and seem to be having some issues with
> > X11 or display manager. The system boots OK and I can see boot
> > messages, but when it goes to start display manager the screen
> > goes black and nothing happens. No windows, no mouse cursor,
> > nothing.
> > Any ideas?
> Might as well ask about the obvious right away, do you have your
> monitor hooked up to the onboard video in the bottom left corner
> (facing the back), or to the 13W3 video connector on the Creator3D?
> What could be happening is X11 picked the wrong card by default and
> is only showing it on the opposite connector. If you have a second
> monitor try hooking one up to the 13W3 and one to the VGA connector.
> Hayden K.
Hello, that was the first thing I tried however there is no VGA signal
on machfb. I managed to get IP address assigned to this machine from
DHCP server, logged in via ssh and looked at the logs. Looks like X
server has problems configuring framebuffer device.
So I generated xorg.conf manually with 'X -configure' and it thinks I
have 3 cards:
This looks wrong to me, one of them should be using sunffb driver. And
why all three drivers refer to the same BusID?
I tried copying this file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and leaving only
But still can't get X11 running
OK changed that to
and X11 works now.
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