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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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