X.org plus Dell Latitude X300

Robert Watson rwatson at FreeBSD.ogr
Tue Sep 7 09:06:00 PDT 2004

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Anton Nikiforov wrote:

> Does someone of you succsess with runing X.org on Dell Latitude X300. 
> This notebook has Intel 8285xM (85xGM GMCH) SVGA controller And in
> Xorg.0.log i always have something like xf86MapVidMem: Could not mmap
> /dev/vga (Invalid argument) 

The error message is a bug in the X server.  It's actually looking for
/dev/mem or /dev/io. Check that you have "device mem" and "device io" in
your kernel configuration, which recently become compile-time options in
the kernel rather than always compiled in.

Robert N M Watson             FreeBSD Core Team, TrustedBSD Projects
robert at fledge.watson.org      Principal Research Scientist, McAfee Research

> options VESA
> device vga
> device agp
> are presented in the kernel but the /dev/vga is not available.
> The sytem is 5.3BETA3 (cvsuped yesturday).
> -- 
> Best regads,
> Anton

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