XFree86 on FreeBSD 5.2.1

Tilman Linneweh arved at FreeBSD.org
Thu Apr 22 08:57:38 PDT 2004

* "Moody, Bill" [Do, 22 Apr 2004 at 17:20 GMT]:
> I have just purchaced a new 64bit laptop and have installed the 64bit
> version of 5.2.1 FreeBSD on it.  I am having a difficult time getting the X
> server to work properly though.
> The laptop has an Radeon 9600 chipset in it.  This is not supported via a
> normal server as of yet.  I was able to get Linux to install properly using
> the standard VESA driver and the FrameBuffer driver.  These interfaces do
> not appear to be available on  this distrobution.
> Has anyone had any luck getting the Radeon 9600 to work properly with the 64
> bit version?  Are there other interfaces I might try?

I don't have a 9600, but I think it is only supported in Xfree86 4.4
You can get alpha port for XFree86 4.4 from 


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