Subject: Re: Blank screen
To: Mattias Karlsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Hopper <email@example.com>
Date: 06/20/2002 16:00:24
The XFree 4.2.0 server is really busted on Alpha right now, AFAICT. I
opened PR 17109 on it, and placed pointers to previous list messages that
indicate workarounds (that no longer work...). The 4.1.0 codebase from
back in July 2001 was the last I could get running in a stable fashion on
Crazy thing is, I'm now running solid using a 4.2.0 userland and a 4.1.0
Mattias Karlsson wrote:
> Ahh, okay.
> Did compile Xfree86 3.x or 4.x ? I tried this, can't remember what
> went wrong tho, I got no xf86config and I think I got some compilation
> errors too...
> Dave McGuire wrote:
>> 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
>>> 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.
>> Good luck,