[clug] HP Pa RISC and Debian linux.

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Wed Oct 22 14:31:11 EST 2003


If you're not partial to running Woody on it, try upgrading to unstable 
and then grab the latest X server from experimental, it's way more 
bleeding edge than what's in woody, and may work.



On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 10:13:08AM +1000, Telek, John wrote:
> Hi,
>    I have a HP visualise B2000 400Mhz PA risc box running debian linux.
> I would love to know how to get X going ( server fails to start as it
> Doesn't like the frame buffer card and cant find a supported chipset. )
> I have heard that an OpenGL enabled X server was available from HP but
> cannot find this
> After doing an extensive search on the net.
> I'm wondering if anyone can point me either to an X server or a
> methodoligy to get X running
> On this nice little beastie.
> I have tried HPUX and it's a major learning curve. It's dual booting
> HPUX 11i and Debian 3.0 ( Woody )
> For HPUX I'd like to find the opengl software I need so as I can play.
> If anyone can help me, I'd greatly appreciate it.
> Thanks,
>    John Telek
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