Running X window system
bulk_mail at siegel-tech.net
Mon Mar 5 03:29:25 UTC 2007
What is not working? Are you receiving an error? If you are receiving an error
post that error. Are booting to console and start X with startx? Is your LCD
monitor giving you an out of range error?
On Saturday 03 March 2007 8:50 pm, Warwick Sweetnam wrote:
> Hi, I am having trouble getting X window system to
> boot on a 2196 24A IBM Aptiva. The specs of the on-board
> graphics card are as follows:
> 64meg Ram
> SiS540 or SiS630
> The monitor is a dell lcd model no. 1504FP
> specs are as follows:
> Horizontal scan range 31 kHz to 60 kHz (automatic)
> Vertical scan range 60 Hz to 75 Hz (automatic)
> Optimal preset resolution 1024 x 768 at 60 Hz
> Highest preset resolution 1024 x 768 at 75 Hz
> * Highest addressable resolution 1024 x 768 at 75 Hz
> Most resolutions run primarily on VESA of which I
> have tried as generic driver.
> Ive tried running the system with all different options
> and resolutions, including running with the generic SiS
> drivers, when I try to select specific chipsets there is
> never an exact match, the closest match in the options
> to the SiS540 is the SiS530, and closet to SiS630 is SiS620,
> im unsure of the exact chipset on my board as i cant seem
> to locate the model anywhere, I just know from a maintenence
> manual that these are the 2 possible chipsets.
> I have tried entering the horizontal and vertical refresh rates
> manually and running with both types of SiS chipset drivers
> at different low resolutions and different bit depths (24 and 16)
> but still no luck.
> If it helps I am trying to run fluxbox with on this particular install
> and are following a step-by-step guide but not a lot of
> troubleshooting advice is given unfortunatly.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated, I hope to have provided
> the needed information.
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