XFree86 on FreeBSD 5.2.1

Moody, Bill Bill.Moody at scigames.com
Thu Apr 22 09:04:32 PDT 2004

It is a Mitek 8350 or 8355 depending on which document I look at.  I
purchased it through M-tech.  It appears to be a great laptop, but it is a
bit short on documentation.

When I attempted the port last night, it failed on depends.  I did not try
having it ignore the signatures.  I will give that a try tonight.

Best regards,


-----Original Message-----
From: David O'Brien [mailto:obrien at FreeBSD.org]
Sent: Thursday, April 22, 2004 9:57 AM
To: Moody, Bill
Cc: freebsd-amd64 at FreeBSD.org; hammer at montanamoody.com
Subject: Re: XFree86 on FreeBSD 5.2.1

On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 11:20:19AM -0400, Moody, Bill wrote:
> 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
> server to work properly though.

What model laptop?
> 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
> the standard VESA driver and the FrameBuffer driver.  These interfaces do
> not appear to be available on  this distrobution.

Try the XFree86-Server- version in

-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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