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Re: X server initialisation

On Mon, 8 Feb 1999, Neil Levine wrote:

> I have just installed slink on my Sparc 5. I've installed
> the xlib, xbase and xsun .deb files, however I cant find
> a xf86config or equivalent file. Running startx
  there is no config file ....

> produces:
> (using VT number 7)
> sunMouseProc ioctl VUIDGFORMAT : inapppropriate ioctl for device
> before it does. /dev/sunmouse exists and has the right perms...?

   ... and this is the PROBLEM. /dev/sunmouse must be c 10,6 , NOT 11,6.

   rm /dev/sunmouse; mknod /dev/sunmouse c 10 6 

   There is something wrong in debian distribution. Some package creates
wrong /dev/sunmouse. 

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