Subject: Re: Console/X-server problems on SS5
To: John D. Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael <email@example.com>
Date: 09/28/2005 16:52:30
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> I installed the 9 September snapshot of HEAD (3.99.8) from releng on
> my SS5-110 via the Upgrade option. My previous configuration
> (2.99.10) started 'xdm' for a graphical login. My SS5 has a TGX
> (cgsix) framebuffer.
> When the updated (3.99.8) system started xdm, which in turn launched
> the X server, the message
> kbd: returning ENOTTY
> I recall there being some work on on the cgsix framebuffer along with
> work to get wscons support working under NetBSD/sparc. As far as I
> can see, nothing like that is mentioned in the config files, so I
> don't think I'm trying to use any of that--just the plain raster
> console and it's old-style hand-off to the X server.
Well, it's apparently complaining about the keyboard so it's pretty
unlikely that any of the work in cgsix has something to do with it. You
can run wscons (and therefore XFree) on this kind of hardware but none
of the standard kernels should use it.
> Has anyone else seen anything like this? Maybe there's something I've
> overlooked that needs to be changed going from 2.99.10 to 3.99.x?
Your dmesg output would probably be helpful.=20
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