Not able to get the display , mouse and keyboard aftre compiling Xorg6.7.0 from sources.
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 05:54:03 PDT 2009
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 2:26 AM, suganthan <suganthan at rttsindia.com> wrote:
> I am trying to compile X11R6.7.0 on MPC8641D which has
> linux kernel 2.6.22 running on it.
> I have installed PMC706 ( ATI RADEON MOBILITY M9) on to a Curtiss Wrights
> CW184 SBC, through PMC slot.
> I am using a native ppc toolchain of PPC 74xx to compile X sources.
> When i compiled the sources with freetype , fontconfig, the compilation
> throwed error at these stages saying Dwarf error.
> So , i disabled fontconfig,freetype, expat, zlib, Xt in the host .def file.
> Then the compilation went threw, and i got the X binaries.
> I did xorgcfg to generate the the X config file & i started running the
> X using the config file that is generated.
> When i see the process status it says,
> X as running.
> But the problem here is
> i could not see the keyboard and mouse working.
> There is also no display.
> I was not able to run any X application like xterm, xclock etc.
> When i run xrandr -q , i am not getting any results.
> When i opened the Xorg.0.log, it said
> (WW )Video BIOS not detected in PCI space!
> I am not able to gauge what could be the problem.
> I kindly request ppl to throw some lights on this issue.
Does the m9 card you are using have an x86 bios rom? If not, the
driver has no way to initialize the card. If it has an x86 rom, your
best bet is to use use the drm kms (kernel modesetting) in 2.6.31 or
newer as it is able to initialize cards using the the tables in the
x86 video bios rom.
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