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Re: X setup for Rage 128 in G4 400Mhz Tower

On Fre, 2002-02-15 at 08:22, Paul Hampson wrote:

> I've gotten X to work with the configs below, by changing
> Driver from 'r128' to 'fbdev'.
> I can't see an error in the logs that would imply things don't
> work, it just gets as far as loading the fbdev driver, and then
> unloads all the drivers again.

You probably mean the fbdevhw module.

> One possiblity is that I'm using devfs and there's no /dev/fb0,
> just /dev/fb/0. The 'Options fbdev /dev/fb/0' is from the fbdev
> driver's man page. Is it possible that the r128 driver is just
> making assumptions about the fb device?

Yes, that's the case. Can't you make a /dev/fb0 link? I think devfsd
does that with default configuration.

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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