Subject: Re: problems with Xfree 4.0.2
To: Laine Stump <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 01/15/2001 10:42:46
Laine Stump wrote:
> I've gotten everything built and installed from the xsrc/xfree/xc
> directory, and am trying to get the Xserver running. However, I
> encounter some problems:
> 1) When xdm is run, it runs X based on this (normal) line from
> :0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X vt05
> But X complains "unrecognized option vt05. Looking in the allowable
> options, it appears that X expects the actual name of the tty (ttyE4).
I'm running 4.0.2 too, and I'm using
:0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X vt08
> 2) If I startup X using startx, it does give me the video, and the
> mouse works (I'm using wsmouse), but the keyboard is completely
> dead, including the hotkeys to switch to other vt's (this may be,
> no *probably* is, related to the first problem).
Are you sure that there is no getty running on the ttyE4 screen ?
It should either be not listed in /etc/ttys at all, or with
ttyE4 "/usr/libexec/getty Pc" vt220 off secure
But it's strange the thing worked OK with 3.3.3 ...
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.ics.muni.cz/~dolecek/
@@@@ Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, dammit! @@@@