Subject: Re: Blank screen
To: Mattias Karlsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
Date: 06/20/2002 18:55:02
On June 21, Mattias Karlsson wrote:
> I've searched port-alpha mailinglist for similar problems, some messages
> say Alpha does not need XF86Config, and that it should just "work".
> But DOES X on Alpha really support VGA? You sure?
> Hope so :)
As I understand it, the "regular" NetBSD/alpha X stuff is TGA-only.
Use NetBSD's XFree86 distribution to get VGA support. Then (of
course) you definitely do need an XF86Config file.
I've done this myself...it definitely does work.
Dave McGuire "Needing a calculator indicates that
St. Petersburg, FL your .emacs file is incomplete." -Joshua Boyd