Bug#527058: X "cannot run in framebuffer mode"
reassign 527058 xserver-xorg-core 2:1.4.2-10.lenny1
tag 527058 lenny help
On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 13:12:45 +0200, Martin Lemmen wrote:
> X does not start, upon trying it states:
> " Fatal server error:
> Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify BusIDs for all ramebuffer devices"
> see also this thread on debian-sparc mailing list, seems to describe a related problem:
> In my case the box in question is a Sparc with it's native grafics card, in the case mentioned above the grafics card is a Creator 3D, making this a
> not hardware specific problem.
This was introduced by the patch trying to unbreak PCI sparc stuff in
lenny r1, and apparently broke fb based configurations. yay.