Re: Fwd: Re: Fw: Woody install docs and Nubus
On Fri, Jul 19, 2002 at 02:33:24PM +0100, Clive Menzies wrote:
> At 2:59 pm +0200 19/7/02, Michel D?nzer 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?
> >> >
> >> >fbdev,
> >> Many thanks
> >> >I assume you're running some sort of framebuffer device in
> >> >console.
> >> 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
> >> this?
> >Just try without specifying anything there first, if necessary run
> >dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
> >later to make modifications.
> Great. Thanks.
> 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 ;-)
Here's what happened:
If you boot with keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1, you should be able to
resurrect your install. To try to shut it down gracefully, refer to the
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