From: Svend Erik Nissen <se_nissen@ho...> - 2004-01-12 12:44:25
Disabling gpm did not make it work.
I have now upgraded to zhcon 0.2.3 but it still does not work.
I looking more into the issue of the very limited graphical hardware.
> > On my target system the the screen goes black/blank a few seconds after
> > applications starts.
> > I can get the screen back by swiching between consoles (CTRL-ALT-F2 and
> > then back with CTRL-ALT-F2). After doing so the screen is ok again and
> > stays ok!
>I suspect the origin of the problem is gpm support of zhcon. zhcon has
>not been fully tested under gpm, nor does it claim to work well with gpm.
>Your application may work if you disable gpm support or stop gpm
>service in your system.
>Future version of zhcon will have improved support for gpm.
> > zhcon har not been installed/compiled on the target system - but the
> > binaries has been moved onto the target system from the system where the
> > target kernel was originally compiled.
> > Target system: 100 MHz 486 / 32M byte RAM / disk 64 M byte DiskOnChip
> > (readOnly file system) no swap file. Graphical chip HM86508 / 1M byte
> > memory (the cpu board is called Wafer 4823)
> > Kernel 2.24
> > Appiication uses ncurses and gpm. gpm has been patched.
> Sincerely yours,
> Zhang Le
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