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Re: X on SS20

On Tuesday 13 Jul 2004 23:58, Torbjörn Olander wrote:
> Hello
> I recently aquired a SparcStation 20 with a SM50 CPU module, 64MB RAM
> and CG6 framebuffer. I got it running with debian unstable and a custom
> 2.6 kernel, but I can't seem to get Xfree86 running (yes, I know it's
> slow but i just want to try it :-). I can't seem to find anything useful
> from the logs, and the sceen never shows anything, it just goes blank
> and then it freezes. I can log in with ssh and do some commands but I
> can't reboot it, since it stops somewhere in the process. Also if I run
> "ps" it shows most of the processes (I dont know if its all) but it
> freezes and never exits.
> If anyone got a SS20 up and runnin Xfree86 with a 2.6 kernel I would
> gladly have a look at your config files (X and kernel).
> I also wonder what would be the best CPU upgrade for this system if I
> intend to run linux on it. AFAIK HyperSPARC's doesnt work very well with
> linux and sparc32 SMP on 2.6 is broken?
> I'm considering a pair of SM71 modules or does anyone have advice for a
> better choice?
> RAM is also on my upgrade list.
> Best regards
> Torbjörn Olander
> tosse@wlug.westbo.se
> Sorry for bad english and asking questions in a strange way,
> but I'm not very used to writing in english :)

Hi Torbjörn,

I can't help, but would love a copy of your kernel configuration file...


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