Subject: Re: Working X/kernel combination
To: Ted Spradley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julian Assange <email@example.com>
Date: 08/10/1998 10:41:41
Ted Spradley <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I have an AlphaStation 255/233 + TGA2 (rev. 0x22). Can someone
> > suggest a kernel/userland/xland combination? -current (from the
> > 8th of august) with X from the last alpha snapshot, complains
> > on X invocation thus:
> > Getting interface configuration (4): Device not configured
> > unable to get frame buffer type: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> > Cheers,
> > Julian.
> Sorry, there doesn't seem to be much available at all for Xservers for Alphas.
> The two messages attached are the most recent postings on the list on that subject.
I believe the TGA2 in the AlphaStation 255/233 is a ZLXp-E1 (i.e not
E2). It only has 2Mb ram in anyevent. Near the VGA out, the card has
the letters `PGXBB-AA' which I presume is the DEC part number?.
Surely the alpha xserver works with at least one graphics card. Is there a