> You don't need X to run fbtest. Even better, do _not_ run it
> under X! All you need is a kernel with atafb.
I've got such a kernel. :-)
> > Just tell me where I can find the above mentioned ramdisk.
> It's not yet available. Don't expect it before next weekend, though.
My installed Linux setup is approx. 2 years old, so as you can see I am a
very patient person. ;-)
> To compile your own fbtest, all you need is a working C
> compiler, netpbm, and cvs to get the sources.
As X11 doesn't work any longer on my machine :-( and the 2.0.36 kernels are
quite old now I don't have a current working setup with the above mentioned
programs but I would like to help us much as possible (e.g. testing the
This patch fixes the syntax in fbtest so that gcc 3.2
is happy. I also adjusted the libs for the current
version of libnetpbm.
I went searching for libnetpnm which doesn't seem to
exist standalone any more. It is part of libnetpbm
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On Sun, 1 Dec 2002, Jon Smirl wrote:
> This patch fixes the syntax in fbtest so that gcc 3.2
Thanks! I applied most of them.
> is happy. I also adjusted the libs for the current
> version of libnetpbm.
> I went searching for libnetpnm which doesn't seem to
> exist standalone any more. It is part of libnetpbm
Hmm, this one is more problematic. It seems to depend on your distribution (I
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