Subject: Re: Building X
To: Lars <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 07/21/2001 17:08:32
On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 11:10:00AM +0200, Lars wrote:
> I have a PC164LX 533MHz Alpha machine
> Ive installed 1.5.1 and when i boot it gives me single user mode
> all the time, asking me to determing shell or return for sh.
> Ive fixed rc.conf and rc_configured=YES and all that
> and yet it keeps putting me in single mode.
> And another question, how do i make nbsd use more then 8 chars in 
> the password ? like MD5 in linux.....

You can do this with /etc/passwd.conf in -current but I don't think this
is in 1.5.1

> Last question, how do i build the XF86_SVGA file from xsrc.tgz

Well, I'm almost sure alpha isn't supported in the XFree servers from
xsrc.tgz, although someone is working on it.

Manuel Bouyer <>