ATI DRIVER: xorg 7.3 + radeon X600 + dell DELL E228WFP
wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Sep 24 14:34:24 PDT 2007
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Lamont Granquist wrote:
> With this setup I'm not getting the ATI driver to work. I want 1680x1050,
> but I'm stuck with the VESA driver and VESA video modes and need a little
> help trying to configure it. AFAIK, I've got everything upgraded (recent
> build of the world, recent portupgrade -af) and I'm using Xorg -configure for
> my xorg.conf. I did the "mystical journal" to Xorg 7.2 on a previous rebuild
> and followed /usr/ports/UPDATING and there doesn't seem to be anything
> relevant in there which is more recent.
> The symptoms are that when I try to startx the monitor goes into power saving
> mode and the keyboard becomes non-responsive (ctrl-alt-bs, ctrl-alt-f-keys,
> alt-f-keys, ctrl-alt-del no longer respond). The power button on the front
> of the machines does to a successful ACPI power down so the machine isn't
> completely locked up, just the console.
You don't have a 1680x1050 mode declared in the 24-bit Screen section.
Before you try that, though, rename your xorg.conf to something else and
try starting X with no xorg.conf at all. Some things are new to 7.3,
and it wouldn't surprise me that -configure hasn't kept up with them.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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