Subject: Re: Blank screen
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Mattias Karlsson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/21/2002 00:51:29
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 "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

Mattias Karlsson