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Re: xfree86_4.2.0-0pre1v1

On Sat, Jun 22, 2002 at 11:45:16PM +0100, John Gay wrote:
> I jsut finished upgrading to the new x-window-system, but the configuration 
> failed?
> (**) GLINT(0): Option "UseFBDev" "true"
> (==) GLINT(0): Using HW cursor
> (II) Loading sub module "fbdevhw"
> (II) LoadModule: "fbdevhw"
> (II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/linux/libfbdevhw.a
> (II) Module fbdevhw: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
> 	compiled for 4.2.0, module version = 0.0.2
> 	ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.5
> (EE) GLINT(0): open /dev/fb0: No such device
> (EE) GLINT(0): fbdevHWInit failed!

Looks like you don't have a /dev/fb0 device.

Either use MAKEDEV to create one, or reconfigure the X server to omit
the "UseFBDev" "true" line.  (I.e., don't use the framebuffer

dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86

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