On Sun, Jun 23, 2002 at 02:09:18PM +0100, John Gay wrote:
> On Sun 23 Jun 2002 02:23, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > 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
> > interface.)
> > dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
> That might be an option, but I noticed, right after sending the last mail,
The fbdev code in the glint driver is hardcoded to work with the
permedia2 chip only, which is not the one you have.
Mostly the glint driver interacts ok with fbdevs, without need for the
Branden, do you think i should send you a patch for 4.2 which test for
people specifying UseFBDev with something other than a permedia2 and
ignore it in this case ?
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