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Re: trying to get PMAG-BA working on DS5000/200

To: Dave Airlie <>
Subject: Re: trying to get PMAG-BA working on DS5000/200
From: "Gleb O. Raiko" <>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 1999 21:00:02 +0400
Organization: NIISI RAN
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Dave Airlie wrote:
> >
> > pmagbafb.c: found in slot 0 at address be000000.
> > pmagbafb.c: Trying to initialise PMAG-BA fb ...
> > Console: switching to frame buffer device
> >
> > so it finds it, and says stuff but I don't see anything happening on the
> > monitor Linux boots up the rest of the way ... what am I missing?
> bad following up to my own post and all that ... I have changed the base
> addresses I think I needed to change in pmag-ba-fb.c and I just dl'ed the
> fb X server which fails with
> xf86OpenConsole: Cannot open /dev/tty0 (Operation not supported by device)

Or you just don't have the tty driver. Usually, tty_open doesn't depend
on base address of the frame buffer. You should get an exception (bus or
illegal address) soon, but tty_open should be opened cleanly.


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