How to use fbdev ?

Timothy Murphy tim at
Sun Aug 29 13:22:32 PDT 2004

Someone suggested that I should try the fbdev driver
on my Sony C1VFK Picturebook instead of the ati driver,
but when I try that I get the error message:
"/dev/fb0: No such device"
although there are devices /dev/fb* created by
"dev/MAKEDEV -v fb"
creating eg
[tim at william tim]$ ls -ls /dev/fb0
0 crw-------  1 root root 29, 0 Aug 29 04:32 /dev/fb0

Where did I go wrong?

Timothy Murphy  
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