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Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 20:48:38 +0300
From: Anatoly Pugachev <>
Subject: compiling xfree86 4.1.0 

Successfully compiled and installed XFree86 ver. 4.1.0 on Owl linux distro, 
but was unable to start it:
ibs!root:~# XFree86 -configure

XFree86 Version 4.1.0 / X Window System
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6510)
Release Date: 2 June 2001
        If the server is older than 6-12 months, or if your card is
        newer than the above date, look for a newer version before
        reporting problems.  (See http://www.XFree86.Org/FAQ)
Build Operating System: Linux 2.2.20 i686 [ELF]
Module Loader present
(==) Log file: "/var/log/XFree86.0.log", Time: Wed Nov 28 23:54:43 2001
(--) using VT number 9

(WW) xf86OpenConsole: VT_ACTIVATE failed
(WW) xf86OpenConsole: VT_WAITACTIVE failed

Fatal server error:
xf86OpenConsole: VT_GETMODE failed

When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
the full server output, not just the last messages.
This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
Please report problems to


Any help is much welcome! :)

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