i had the same problem
my XF86Config looks like this:
# XkbVariant ""
# XkbOptions ""
mouse protocol "sun"
and i made my /dev/mouse with
#mknod /dev/mouse c 10 6
Matt Herzog wrote:
> I couldn't come close to getting X to start with potato.
> I thought it was the kernel so I upgraded the kernel.
> It wasn't the kernel. I thought the reason X worked under
> RedHat6.2 worked was because it had a much later kernel.
> I was wrong. sparc RH6.2 has a 2.2.14-5 kernel. I hate having
> to run Redhat but there it is: it just worked and it
> worked without any tweaking the first time I typed
> startx. This is with a 24 bit ZX (leo) framebuffer.
> I'd still rather be running Debian.
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