PCI problem? (Was: Re: X Can't "see" my docked monitor - xorg or nvidia?)

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 13 23:50:27 PST 2007

On Mon, 12 Nov 2007, Kevin Oberman wrote:

>> Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 16:45:45 -0800 (PST)
>> From: Doug Barton <dougb at FreeBSD.org>
>> Sender: owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org
>> Just in case someone here can help, and/or it's a bigger problem that
>> might affect the release.
>> The interesting part for this list is probably:
>> (WW) OS did not count PCI devices, guessing wildly
> This is only a warning and I get it on every FreeBSD system I have that
> is running x.org 7.3.  I have had no problems with X.

Ok, fair enough.

> I have a Radeon not an nVidia, but the external monitor on it works
> fine.

Are you plugging the monitor into the laptop, or are you using a docking 

> I just turn it on with xrandr,

If you do 'xrandr --verbose' does the external monitor show up? If not, 
how do you "turn it on?"

Thanks for the response,



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