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Problems With X!!!
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Problems With X!!!
- From: Jerry Alexandratos <alexandr_(_at_)_hawk_(_dot_)_pearson_(_dot_)_udel_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Fri, 11 Oct 1996 17:24:04 -0400
- Organization: Broken Toys Unlimited
- Reply-to: alexandr_(_at_)_hawk_(_dot_)_pearson_(_dot_)_udel_(_dot_)_edu
Wow, this is wacky. I've been working on getting X installed. So
here's the low-down.
First, does X need /dev/ttyC3 to work? I would start up X and it would
just exit and say that the server exited. I recompilled the kernel with
pcvt support and X said that it couldn't find /dev/ttyC3. So, a simple
MAKEDEV /dev/ttyC3 and viola it works. I reboot the machine and use the
kernel with pccons support. X now works as well.
Does this mean that /dev/ttyC3 needs to be added in the "all" list of
MAKEDEV? I'm not sure, but I thought someone would like to know.
But wait, there's more! 8) I've got a PS/2 style mouse. I've
recompiled the kernel with the pms0 driver. Whenever I start X, the
mouse move over to the left hand side of the screen and starts going
into a spasm! Moving the mouse only causes it to slide up or down the
side of the screen. 8(
Is this driver flaky or am I doing something wrong? And yes, the mouse
is in the correct slot, /dev/pms0 is the mouse device listed in my
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