cursor control in console

Scott Castaline hscast at charter.net
Mon Oct 6 17:26:54 PDT 2008


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 1:29 PM, Scott Castaline <hscast at charter.net> wrote:
>> While reading your response I had rebotted vbox vm to livecd and did a
>> lspci. I noticed 2 lines that were different that seems like when the
>> livecd was created they had the source code for the vbox guest additions
>> software for linux. The 2 lines are as follows, first from my created
>> LFS and then from the LiveCD:
>>
>> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Unknown device 80ee:beef
>> 00:04.0 System peripheral: Unknown device 80ee:cafe
>>
>> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: InnoTek Systemberatung GmbH
>> VirtualBox Graphics Adapter
>> 00:04.0 System peripheral: InnoTek Systemberatung GmbH VirtualBox Guest
>> Service
>>
>> Notice VirtualBox Guest Service for the 2nd line under LiveCD boot.
> 
> This doesn't really matter. It just means that the LiveCD has a newer
> pci.ids file than on LFS. The BLFS page describes updating this file:
> 
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/pciutils.html
> 
> --
> Dan
I had installed pciutils, but for some reason the update didn't work 
then, but I wasn't too concerned then. Just did the update and it now 
reports the same as the livecd.



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