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Re: Xwindows/XFree86 in HardHat?

To: Calvine Chew <>
Subject: Re: Xwindows/XFree86 in HardHat?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Sat, 2 Dec 2000 01:50:41 +0100
Cc: 'linux-mips' <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Fri, Dec 01, 2000 at 02:54:19PM +0800
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On Fri, Dec 01, 2000 at 02:54:19PM +0800, Calvine Chew wrote:

> Does HardHat include some form of Xwindows?

Yes; it's X clients plus the virtual servers Xvfb and Xnest.

> There are some xwindows files in the distribution, but I can't fire up
> xwindows (some files seem to be missing). I did notice that HardHat
> included only one XF86 server (XF68_FBDev) but if I used that, startx
> reports a X11TransSocketUNIXConnect errno 146.

The framebuffer server is only used for certain simple framebuffer hardware.
Which the Indy doesn't have.

> Do I need to install the latest XFree86 distribution (4.0.1), or is there
> some other things I can fiddle with in the config files?

Checkout the archives of this list at, there should be a pointer
to the necessary patches for XFree 4.


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