5.2 and Dell Inspiron 5100

Edmund Craske edmund at m00is.net
Thu Jan 29 14:04:16 PST 2004

Wow, exactly the same problem as me... Was just thinking of writing
exactly this mail. Thanks for doing it for me :] Good luck...

Edmund Craske

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org 
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of 
> Jonathan T. Sage
> Sent: 29 January 2004 21:53
> To: questions at freebsd.org; current at freebsd.org
> Subject: 5.2 and Dell Inspiron 5100
> Hello - recently purchased a dell inspiron 5100.  Out of the box, 5.2 
> installed wonderfully.  More than wonderfully.  The only issue I ran 
> into was with X. I am unable to use X with agp support 
> compiled into the 
> kernel. While this is a perfectly acceptable workaround, I 
> was curious 
> if there is a fix for this issue (DRI/DRM would be great 
> sometime down 
> the road).  If not, and me not being a coder, what 
> information might I 
> be able to provide that would help the process along in getting this 
> card to work properly "out-of-the-box".
> Any infortmation would be fantastic
> thanks ~j
> -- 
> Jonathan T. Sage
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