Re: Fwd: Re: Fw: Woody install docs and Nubus
At 7:15 am -0700 19/7/02, Chris Tillman wrote:
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?
>> Many thanks
>> >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 ;-)
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
Ooops - so much for planning ahead ;-)
In the web page it refers to adding keyboard_sends_linux_keycodes=1
in quik.conf or yaboot.conf neither of which I use. Do I put this in
the lilo.conf (MacOS) file after rootdev=?
Also I'm still stuck in the install so can't issue shutdown or edit
anything (gracefully or otherwise)?
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