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Re: ipx-cgsix and X

And thus spake Daniel Urbach, on Thu, Jan 21, 1999 at 07:36:46AM -0900:
> Wow,
> 	that was painful. I just finished installing SLINK onto my ipx via ftp.
> ( I had to gateway through anothe linux machine with a 14.4 modem, I
> wouldn't recomend it ) Things seem to be going well so far but I need a
> little help. First which X server should I chose ( dont know what color
> depth a cgsix will support ) and I am having trouble with MAKEDEV. I
> installed the 8 bit serverand X fails to start becausse there is no
> /dev/kbd. MAKEDEV fails to build /dev/kbd with the error " I dont know
> how to make device "kbd". 
> 	Also I need to make a link for /dev/mouse but I dont know what device
> to link it to. This is my first real experience with the Sparc machine I
> am using  sun type 4 keyboard ( reported at boot up ) and the mouse (
> sun 3 button optical ) that is atached to it.
> Thank you for any  pointers you might be able to give


Try the following commands to create missing devices:

# mknod /dev/kbd c 11 0
# mknod /dev/fb0 c 29 0
# mknod /dev/sunmouse c 10 6

This got X working for me, so I think this is all you'll need to do for that.

FYI- a cgsix is an accelerated 8bit card with 1mb vram (I think :). The 
cgthree is unaccelerated.

Kevin Doherty, kdoherty@jurai.net
"Multiple exclamation marks are a sure sign of a diseased mind."
       -- Rincewind (from _Eric_)

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