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Bug#421135: X does not start on gnumach (2:1.3.99.dfsg.cvs20070405-1)


On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 03:20:49AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> YAMAMOTO, Hiroyuki, le Fri 27 Apr 2007 02:24:38 +0900, a ?crit :
> > X does not start on gnumach (Version: 2:1.3.99.dfsg.cvs20070405-1),
> > though X starts on gnumach (Version: 2:1.3.99.dfsg.cvs20070306-1) on the
> > same condition.
> > It is guessed that it is a bug perhaps related to the device.
> > xf86ReadBIOS() can't device_open. ((os/device) no such device)
> Erf, yes: Thomas Schwinge dropped the iopl device, which X.org uses for
> getting I/O permissions.  It's just a matter of reverting commit of
> 2007-04-02

Livin' of the bleedin' edge...  Sorry.  I didn't know X.org was using

> until gnumach has i386_io_perm_create/modify implemented and
> Xorg uses them through ioperm().

That's to happen very soon.  :-)


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