Subject: Re: X on Turbo Channel system
To: None <M.Drochner@fz-juelich.de>
From: Murat Kumykov <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/1999 16:21:22
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Matthias Drochner wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org said:
> > wsconscfg: WSDISPLAYIO_ADDSCREEN: Device busy wsconscfg:
> > WSDISPLAYIO_ADDSCREEN: Cannot allocate memory
> That's normal: The first screen does already exist because
> it is the system console. A second screen cannot be created
> because the graphics hardware driver doesn't support to
> allocate a second one. No framebuffer driver supports it at
> the moment. (Wouldn't be hard to add - more a matter of
> test equipment.)
> > and startx quits saying that no screens available.
> Don't know about X. Didn't even know that there is an X server
> for TC alphas.
Well, that was why I started playing with that, documentation on X
server for alphas
says that framebuffer is supported, but because no keyboard and mouse
support - no use
for it. But now keyboard and mouse works fine, so theoretically X should
And I remember someone noted about X running on this type of hardware
couple months ago, thats what I basically trying to reproduce.
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