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SubjectRe: [patch 1/2] uml: enable drivers (input, fb, vt)
Jeff Dike wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2006 at 05:00:05PM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>> This patch enables a number of drivers for the uml build, in preparation
>> for the uml framebuffer driver patch coming next ;)
> I'm still unsure about this. It builds now, which is an improvement, but
> doesn't seem to work for me.
> Displaying it remotely just doesn't work for me. I get "uml-x11-fb:
> can't open X11 window" in the kernel log.

It wants create a shared memory segment for the framebuffer (using the
MIT-SHM extension), which works only with a local display ...

> Locally, it creates a window, and boots, but there's no output in the
> window, and there's no sign of a getty on the main console when I log
> in through another console.

Do you have "CONFIG_FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE=y" in .config?



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I'm the hacker formerly known as Gerd Knorr.
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