Subject: Re: XFree86
To: Rob Windsor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Evans <email@example.com>
Date: 01/18/1995 17:31:44
On Wed, 18 Jan 1995, Rob Windsor wrote:
> First thing, it doesn't like something in your fontpaths. Trial-and-error
> removal to find out if there's one specific one that is killing you.
I fixed that, it didn't appear to have anything to do with the screen
> Check your kernel to see if you have the following options set:
> options XSERVER, UCONSOLE
> options LKM
> options SYSVMSG, SYSVSEM, SYSVSHM
> These are "nice to have" for X, if not required. And yes, these first three
> options (XSERVER, UCONSOLE, LKM) -do not- show up in
> /usr/src/sys/arch/i386/conf/ALL in 1.0. I've grumbled extensively and passed
> out my ALL.REAL (with these options included) to newbies trying to get X
Indeed the only options of the ones you listed that I had in my kernel
were "XSERVER" and "UCONSOLE", so I added the others, did a recompile
and it didn't help. Thanks for the info though. Would you mind filling
me in on what LKM, and the SYSV things do precisely?
> Anyway, hopefully this will start you in the right direction.
Well, hopefully I'm getting there one step at a time...