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Re: updating to xfree 4 with mach64

On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 04:45:28PM +0100, Dave Love wrote:
> What does one have to do to get a working X server on an Ultra 5
> (Mach64 card) after a dist-upgrade from stable to testing?  [Sorry if
> this has been covered before, as I'd have expected, but I haven't
> spotted it.]
> I've ended up with xserver-common-4.0.2-7, xserver-xfree86-4.0.2-7 and
> xserver-mach64-3.3.6-11potato; apparently nothing is configured
> properly and it's not clear how to arrange that.  On booting, xdm eats
> CPU and does nothing useful.  startx can't find /etc/X11/X.  Running
> xf86cfg crashes the box.
> It's not clear to me whether this is a generic issue or SPARC
> specific.

This is a sparc issue. Basically, you need to remove xserver-xfree86,
and keep xserver-mach64.

Make sure that /etc/X11/X is a symlink to /usr/X11R6/bin/XF86_Mach64

That should keep the old mach64 server running well. Also, you may want
to check to see that you have the latest potato version of

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