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Re: X on SS10

On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 03:07:31PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Matt Herzog <mherzog@mediaone.net> writes:
> > Hi Adam. I saw your response on the sparc list and
> > thought I might buy a clue. X will not start for 
> > love nor money on Debian but woked nicely under
> > *gag* RedHat's Gnome Workstation install (the one
> > without inetd.conf, heh). xsun24 is installed but
> > when I type startx it can't find the mouse. So I
> > installed gpm which obliterates xsun24! I need
> > help. It's been over a year sin I ran Linux and
> > I never ran it on sparc. I'm really glad some
> > *nix supports my leo framebuffer tho. BSD doesn't.
> Well, the debian-sparc list is the place to look for info on that.  I
> believe you need /dev/sunmouse to be a symlink to /dev/mouse.
> Then make sure this is in /etc/X11/XF86Config (or does your X server
> not have an XF86Config?)
> Section "Pointer"
>     Protocol    "sun"
>     Device      "/dev/mouse"
> EndSection

The xsun servers do not support this, they default to sunmouse/mouse.

> It's best to work it out w/o gpm first, then if you need GPM, it'll be
> easier if you start from a working X11 configuration.

The xsun servers also do not support working in conjunction with gpm, so
if you have it installed, remove it.

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