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Re: 2.6.x with no X on a U5

Hi Mark,

I had a few problems getting X to run with a 2.6.x kernel.  I dug about
in the archives and found this article quite useful.


X still doesn't work as well as it does under a 2.4 kernel but it is
more or less there.



On Tue, 2004-04-13 at 18:42, Mark T. Valites wrote:
> I've been having pretty bad luck lately getting a 2.6.{4,5} kernel to give
> me working X on my Ultra5.
> Starting with the stock 2.6.4 and 2.6.5 kernel sources, I did a config of
> my own, and then did some digging and began to tweak the configs mentioned
> here in the archives:
> http://www.iei.tu-clausthal.de/misc-stuff/sparclinux/
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~ciaranm/configs/kernel/2.6.x/
> After no luck with my changes, I reverted back to the supplied configs
> (made oldconfig where necessary), but still didn't have any luck.
> My configs live here:
> http://www.valites.net/kernel_configs
> After booting, my X server just doesn't seem to want to start & errors out
> on loading the ati module. I haven't changed a thing from the working
> XF86-Config4 from my 2.4.18 setup, which also can be found at:
> http://www.valites.net/kernel_configs
> Is there something I need to change in my XF86-Config when going to 2.6?
> -- 
> Mark T. Valites
> Unix Systems Analyst
> CIT - SUNY Geneseo
> >--))> >--))>

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