Subject: Re: "xf86MapVidMem: could not mmap to screen" problem
To: Jared D. McNeill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 08/25/2007 01:28:37
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On Aug 24, 2007, at 22:53, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> Perry Trolard wrote:
>> My kernel is compiled with "options INSECURE" (per the macppc X11 FAQ)
>> and with what I think is Michael Lorenz's "options OFB_FAKE_VGA_FB"
>> solution, but the fatal server error persists. I've got a dual 867MHz
>> G4 MDD PowerMac with a Rage 128 card for video.
> What console driver is your kernel using? Can you post a dmesg? At
> least in 4.0, only the ofb(4) console driver supports the
> OFB_FAKE_VGA_FB option.
... and ofb is the only one in GENERIC that's supposed to attach to a
There's this in the X log though:
>> (II) VGA: Generic VGA driver (version 4.0) for chipsets: generic
So, what does the XF86Config look like? Something seems to load the vga
driver which won't work.
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