Xorg over Linux vfb Problem

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Nov 12 08:45:25 PST 2008

On Wed, 2008-11-12 at 19:03 +0800, Leandro Galvez wrote:
> Hi All,
>     I am trying to run Xorg on my arm target device. It has no
> physical display device so I just enabled linux virtual framebuffer.
> But when I try to run the xserver, I get the message "Cannot open
> virtual console 2". How do I get rid of this fatal error message
> preventing me to startup the Xorg server. Attached is my configuration
> file and the log file created by running "Xorg :98 -nolisten tcp". Did
> I miss anything? Or is it just my command line? What is this virtual
> console anyway? Do I need to map my fb0 to it and how? Hope somebody
> can help me here.

You probably built the kernel without virtual terminal support?  Really
not sure what the right thing to do there is though.

- ajax
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