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Re: Linux on a SunBlade 100

isaac jones wrote:
> Jason Smith <jhs@ece.utexas.edu> writes:
> > On Thu, Aug 16, 2001 at 07:47:22AM -0700, Paul Heinlein wrote:
> > > After quite a few aborted attempts, I finally got Linux running on my
> > > SunBlade 100. Here's a brief outline of what worked.
> >
> > Have you had any success getting XFree86 4 working on your Blade?
> I am, for the most part, successfully using XFree86 4 on my sun blade
> with Debian (from unstable as Ben Collins mentioned).  The only problem
> I've encountered is that the keyboard mapping was very wrong, and that
> some time last week, mozilla was crashing X, but I only tried that once;
> I have been using konqueror.  The Sun Blade comes with a "Type 6"
> keyboard for which there is no option on installation.  Various mappings
> I tried have failed, but I'm sorry that I can't give more details at the
> moment.
> About a week ago, after using the console for quite a while, I just set
> up the xmodmap by hand, giving the keycodes and the keys they correspond
> to.  This is very usable hack at the moment, but I actually haven't
> gotten around to mapping some keys, like the numeric keypad, etc., since
> I hoped that this would only be a temporary solution.
> If anyone knows more about this problem, I'd be glad for advice.  I can
> provide my .xmodmap to anyone who wants it.

Post it to the list.  As an attachment maybe.


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