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Re: [linrad] SVGALIB 1.9.18 Compiled but does not start
- Subject: Re: [linrad] SVGALIB 1.9.18 Compiled but does not start
- From: Stan <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 17:31:31 +0000
Leif's suggestion will work.
an alternative detailed method:
look to find where the svgalib_helper file is:
find / |grep -i svgalib_helper.o
This found 2 addresses in my file system.
Then use insmod (similar to modprobe) to connect it:
/sbin/insmod < to either of the files found. >
Using this method requires me to insmod the file every time I restart
Any idea what the permanent solution is ?
Christoph Petermann wrote:
Hi Leif and all,
I followed your advice and deleted the old SVGALIB. Reading the messages
above, it was no problem to get the new svgalib 1.9.18 compiled and
installed. But whatever I do now, vgatest or linrad do not find /dev/svga
even it is there and the permissions look OK.
I get something like this
....... # ./vgatest
svgalib: Cannot open /dev/svga
Is svgalib_helper module loaded?
Reading all the 0-Readme's did not make me much more 'clever'