Subject: Re: new 1.2BETA /i386 install floppies and kernels
To: Webmaster Jim <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/03/1996 17:09:51
On Tue, 3 Sep 1996 19:34:05 -0400
email@example.com (Webmaster Jim) wrote:
> It found the hard drive and cd fine; the jaz drive is there but
> not readable yet -- I'll dig some more on that.
the jaz drive will/should work ... they don't support the MODE SENSE scsi
command, hence the illegal request... This warning has been fixed in the
post-1.2 sources, and will probably make its way into 1.2 Official Patch 1.
> > XFree86 Version 3.1.2F / X Window System
> > (protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6100)
> > Release Date: Aug 27 1996
> > checkDevMem: warning: failed to open /dev/mem (Operation not permitted)
> > trying aperture driver
> > checkDevMem: warning: failed to open /dev/xf86 (No such file or directory)
> > linear fb access unavailable
> > Fatal server error:
> > xf86MapVidMem: Address 0x3c00000 outside allowable range
> > X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown).
> And of course, something is different about X?
You may want to build a kernel with "options INSECURE" to allow the X
server to get at the framebuffer ... Or, you can load the XFree86
Aperture Driver as an LKM ...
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