ioctl 0x7667 in Xpmac

Tom Rini tmrini at
Wed May 26 22:47:41 EST 1999

On Wed, 26 May 1999, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> Can the people responsible for Xpmac please change the error message
> | Fatal server error
> | ioctl 0x7667 failed: invalid argument.
> into
> | Fatal server error
> | ioctl 0x7667 failed: invalid argument (do you have a PowerMac?).
> or something like that.
> Many people install LinuxPPC on APUS (the second most popular Linux/PPC
> platform these days), and Xpmac is obviously not meant for non-PowerMacs.

It's easy enough to do, but doesn't APUS have a framebuffer? (Currently
if you don't have a readable /dev/fb0, it assumes MkL and uses Xpmac.  A
more elegant fix would be to check machine type and use that to install
Xbh on PReP and ??? on APUS)

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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