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Old 05-09-2006, 02:03 AM   #1
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"Cant find driver for console frame buffer"


I have freshly install solaris 9 on my sparc system.

My system has 256mb of memory.

I have installed using Software cd1 and 2, software companion and lastly software suplement. FYI, I have chosed to install every components.

After I'd done and boot up, It tells me "cant find driver for console frame buffer" and only allow me to login via cli.

Is it an issue with graphic card or my installation.

This system is working fine with Solaris 8 previously.


Thanks to all gurus out there at once.
 
Old 05-09-2006, 02:31 AM   #2
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What is your SPARC hardware ?
 
Old 05-09-2006, 02:56 AM   #3
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I am noob in Unix.

The specs I only know is Sparc engine (tm) Ultra CP 1500 (Ultra SPARC-IIi 440mhz).

I do not know how to see others.


Rgds,
 
Old 05-09-2006, 04:08 AM   #4
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I'm afraid the problem is your graphic card lack of support.

From the Solaris 10 release notes:

The Ultra AX and the SPARCengine Ultra AXmp graphics card are no longer
supported in this release.
 
Old 05-09-2006, 04:13 AM   #5
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But I am running Solaris 9, not 10 ?

Is it apply to Solaris 9 as well ?


Thanks
 
Old 05-09-2006, 04:31 AM   #6
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Quote:
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But I am running Solaris 9, not 10 ?

Is it apply to Solaris 9 as well ?


Thanks
I have checked Solaris 9 Release Note. It is still supported.

So, any idea on my problems ?
 
Old 05-09-2006, 05:14 AM   #7
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Yep, sorry about the confusion.

What says:
Code:
prtconf -F
prtconf -D
 
Old 05-09-2006, 05:25 AM   #8
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Code:
prtconf -F
Console output device is not a frame buffer

Code:
prtconf -D
(output for this is so long)

System Configuration: Sun Microsystem Sun4u
Memory Size :256mb
System Peripherals (Software Nodes)

SUNW,UltraSPARC-IIi-Engine
---packages
------erminal-emulator
------debtlocker
------obt-tftp
------disk-label
------ufs-file-system
------cdfs
------SUNW,builtin-drivers
------sun-keyboard
------ufs-filesystem
---chosen
---openprom
------client-services

and so on......


i use - as space

Last edited by watanabe; 05-09-2006 at 05:27 AM.
 
Old 05-09-2006, 05:59 AM   #9
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What about posting the "and so on ..." too ?
Enclose the whole output by "code" tags for readability.
 
Old 05-09-2006, 09:22 PM   #10
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Code:
prtconf -D

System Configuration: Sun Microsystem Sun4u
Memory Size :256mb
System Peripherals (Software Nodes)

SUNW,UltraSPARC-IIi-Engine
   packages
      terminal-emulator
      debtlocker
      obt-tftp
      disk-label
      ufs-file-system
      cdfs
      SUNW,builtin-drivers
      sun-keyboard
      ufs-filesystem
   chosen
   openprom
      client-service
   options, instance #0 (driver name: options)
   aliases
   memory
   virtual-memory
   pci, instances #0 (driver name: pcipsy)
      pci, instances #0 (driver name: simba)
         ebus, instances #0 (driver name: ebus)
            auxio
            power (driver name: power)
            SUNW,pll
            su, instance #0 (driver name: su)
            su, instance #1 (driver name: su)
            se (driver name: se)
            ecpp (driver name:ecpp)
            fdthree, instance #0 (driver name: fd)
            eeprom
            flashprom
            watchdog
            display7seg
            beeper
            8042, instance #0 (driver name: i8042)
               kb_ps2, instance #0 (driver name: kb_ps2)
               kdmouse, instance #0 (driver name: kdmouse)
            flashprom
            flashprom
            i2c (driver name: i2c)
               adc (driver name: i2cadc)
               gpio (driver name: i2cgpio)
               gpio (driver name: i2cgpio)
            i2c (driver name: i2c)
         network, instance #0 (driver name: hme)
         scsi, instance #0 (driver name: glm)
            disk (driver name: sd)
            tape (driver name: st)
            sd, instance #0 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #1 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #2 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #3 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #4 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #5 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #6 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #7 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #8 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #9 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #10 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #11 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #12 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #13 (driver name: sd)
            sd, instance #14 (driver name: sd)
      pci, instance #1 (driver name: simba)
         pci, instance #0 (driver name: pci_pci)
            pci14ed,1
            PERITEK,ec13
   SUNW,UltraSPARC-IIi
   pseudo, instance #0 (driver name: pseudo)
Thanks.
 
Old 05-10-2006, 10:12 PM   #11
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Anyone can help me out ?

jlliagre, do u hv the answer after see all the codes i posted here ?


thanks.
 
Old 05-13-2006, 11:50 AM   #12
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Your graphic card is a Peritek

Here's an FAQ that may help you investigating the issue:

http://www.cwcgraphics.com/solaris_ddx_faq.html
 
Old 05-17-2006, 05:04 AM   #13
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Fixed !

I have get the graphic card's driver from the manufacturer which is Peritek.

Solaris 9 does not come with the driver.

From Peritek website, there is no link for me to download the driver....So, I email their support for driver.


Thanks everyone for the helps.
 
  


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