Subject: Re: Blank screen
To: Mattias Karlsson <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
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 definitely does work.

      Good luck,

Dave McGuire                  "Needing a calculator indicates that
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