On Wed, Jan 05, 2000 at 05:27:33PM -0800, Ulf Carlsson wrote:
> > XFree86 has builtin support for this mode of operation in the latest
> > development snapshot (3.9.17). They call it ShadowFB. Of course that
> > would only work in X, not on console. Apparently it's fairly easy to
> > write a driver that supports ShadowFB; all you have to be able to do
> > is update a rectangular area of the screen on demand.
> Yeah, and that's what I tried to get working but I ran into other problems
> the dynamic loading of X modules and stuff so I never got the chance to
> concentrate on the driver. I have the early stages of a driver around though.
You're probably the first person to try the XFree86 loader code on
MIPS so it's not suprising you had trouble. Try putting
"#define DoLoadableServer NO" in xc/config/cf/host.def; that way it'll
not try to use the loader at all.
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