Summary: ZX Graphics Accelerator and X11R6

From: John Dyson (
Date: Fri Jan 06 1995 - 06:47:10 CST

Thanks alot for the replies! It turns out that the ZX Graphics
Accelerator card from Sun does not work wil X11R6, but, as
someone pointed out, the Openwindows Xsun does. It was a 2
minute fix to call /usr/openwin/bin/Xsun in my .xserverrc and
I was up and running. Thanks again!

>I have run into a problem with X11R6 and am beginning to think that
>it might be a hardware problem. We have purchased pre-compiled
>X11R6 for Solaris 2.3 (from Walnut Creek CDROM) that has been
>installed in /usr/X11R6 directory. When we try to run X11R6
>though we get the following message:

>Waiting of X server to begin accepting connections
>giving up
>xinit: Inturrupted system call (errno 4): unable to connect to X server
>xinit: No such process (errno 3): Server error

>This CDROM also included X11R6 binaries for SunOS 4.1.3 and they work
>fine, so I am beginning to suspect the hardware. We have SPARC 20
>machines, all with the ZX Graphics Accelerator cards driving the
>Sun 20' color monitors (all under Solaris 2.3). The ZX cards
>use something called leo code and both /dev/fb and /dev/fbs/leo0
>are linked to /devices/iommu*/sbus*/SUNW,leo@3,0:leo0 (maj. # 111).


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