Re: fixing slink boot-floppies for sparc
Eric Delaunay <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> About wrong /dev/fb0 permissions, could someone investigate why X
> does not find the device if not world writable ? I was not able to
> track it down to the point (strace is segfaulting early on X, Xsun,
> startx, ...). Even with Xsun running suid I get the following
> error: "no screen found".
The only explanation that I can think of is that X is dropping root
privileges before it opens the framebuffer device. One way to test
this would be to try giving ownership of /dev/fb* to the user running
the suid X server.