Re: Fwd: Re: Fw: Woody install docs and Nubus
At 2:59 pm +0200 19/7/02, Michel Dänzer wrote:
On Fri, 2002-07-19 at 14:46, Clive Menzies wrote:
> >> Starting X gives:
>> Fatal server error
>> no screens found
>> Searching the lists and web revealed no solution and so I've repeated
>> the potato install and woody upgrade paying special attention to any
>> X server issues.
>> The video card drivers listed in the Dialog Box Configuring
>> Xserver-xfree86 doesn't include the nubus HPV display card V1.0a2 in
>> my machine. Is there a generic alternative?
>I assume you're running some sort of framebuffer device in
Excuse my ignorance, I don't know, but I didn't change any default
settings relating to "framebuffer device in console"
In the window after selecting the Video Card, I need to specify its'
Bus ID. It explains how to use lpsci to determine the information in
hexadecimal not decimal ( I'll cross that bridge when I come to it
;-)). Do I go to /etc/X11/XF86Config-4 after installation to set
Just try without specifying anything there first, if necessary run
later to make modifications.
I've hit another minor glitch ;-) I selected "macintosh", "uk"
keyboard and accepted all the defaults (standard not USB) - should it
be "macintosh_old"? because install has asked me to confirm that
/etc/CORBA/server/GnomeICU.gnorba should be overwritten. Pressing Y
gave q and backspace returned , (several times ;-))
Also I'm now in a quandary - do I break install and start again
because I can't move forward?
Thanks for your patience and persistence ;-)
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