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Re: Compile kernel 2.4.18 & X setup problems on titanium

On Sun, Apr 21, 2002 at 04:56:17PM -0400, sebas-listes@iquebec.com wrote:
> Hi,
>   Maybe someone can help me.
>   I've install Debian TESTING on my PowerBook Titanium without too much
>   problem.  As we all know this comes with kernel 2.2.x 
>   I then tried to install X 4-1 with the debian package.
>   I get the error : No screen attached. ???
>   Then I thought maybe it is because I've the wrong kernel.  People are
>   saying to upgrade to 2.4 to get the lastest gismos... So I installed
>   the kernel from  Jonas Smedegaard <dr@jones.dk>
>   http://debian.jones.dk/debian/local/auryn/kernels/vmlinux-2.4.18-rc4paulus20020225.gz
>   Which I thought would work but no chance.  After booting fine, my
>   keymap was all messed up in the console.  ex: the e became backspace ?
>   Anyway no chance to login and no networking also!


>   I went back to 2.2 then installed with dselect an image of kernel
>   2.4.18.  Networking up et keymap fine!  Still no chance with X still
>   NO screen found.
>   So I decided to compile kernel 2.4.18 using the Debian way! (I use all
>   the default options)
>   Back with
>   the same problem of keymap and networking.
>   I will post my XF86config and the error soon.

That would be better, the problem is not likely to be in the kernel
but rather in the XF86-Config.

However, with a Titanium you will be better off with 2.4 anyway, the 
2.4.18 package should work fine as soon as you change your keycodes. 

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