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Re: Installing debian/sparc in a ultra 1

Hermano Cabral wrote:
> I've successfully installed the debian/sparc system in my ultra 1 (as a
> matter of fact, I'm sending this message from it).  However, I was not

Very good news :-))
What method did you use ? floppy, tftpboot ?

> able to make X windows work for a normal user (it does work for root).
> It exits with the error message "no screens found".  I think this is a
> permission problem, but I have no idea where to look for it.  Does
> anybody know a way out?  If you need more information please send me an
> e-mail.  Some information regarding what I'm trying to do as normal
> user:
> 	- I'm trying to run X using xinit (I also tried Xsun, but it
> didn't help)
> 	- The Xsun server is setuid to root,
> 		massey:/etc/X11# ls -l /usr/X11R6/bin/Xsun
> 		-rwsr-xr-x   1 root     root      2162736 Nov 19 08:41
> I'm in the dark for the reason Xsun can't find a screen when running as
> normal user, but is able to do so when running as root, even when it's
> setuid.
> Any help is much appreciated.  Thanks in advance,

Maybe a problem with permissions of /dev/fb0 ?
Try "chmod a+w /dev/fb0".

Hope this helps you.

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 delaunay@lix.polytechnique.fr | En les supprimant." Henri Jeanson (1900-1970)

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