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Xserver errors with "The Loadable Module For The Display Device Sunwnfb Is Not Installed" after Solaris 10 09/10 install (Doc ID 1442476.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2023

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 9/10 U9 to 10 9/10 U9 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After a fresh install of Solaris 10 u9 (09/10) the Xserver won't start with the following error in the Xerrors file:

The loadable module for the display device SUNWnfb is not installed.

Fatal server error:
InitOutput: Error loading module for /dev/fb


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