Dell M4400 && Xorg-vesa && 1920x1200 res?

Matthias Apitz guru at
Thu May 14 09:57:05 UTC 2009

El día Thursday, May 14, 2009 a las 11:45:15AM +0200, Pieter de Goeje escribió:

> On Thursday 14 May 2009 10:46:17 Matthias Apitz wrote:
> > I've a brand new Dell M4400 laptop running CURRENT; the nVidia
> > Corporation Quadro FX 770M
> > ship is currently not fully supported by the nouveau driver and I'm
> > bound to 'vesa' driver for that, at least for the moment. The resolution
> > of the laptop is normally 1920x1200, but 'vesa' seems not been willing to
> > use this res. even if the Xorg.0.log has lines saying that there is an
> > internal mode like that but not being used:
> > 
> Have you considered using the 'nv' driver? I think it supports your graphics card.

Yes; but this gives:

$ X -retro

X.Org X Server 1.6.0
Release Date: 2009-2-25
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
Build Operating System: FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT i386 
Current Operating System: FreeBSD current 8.0-CURRENT FreeBSD
8.0-CURRENT #1: Mo
n May 11 13:31:04 UTC 2009
guru at current:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/REBELION-CURREN
T i386
Build Date: 28 April 2009  11:44:04AM
        Before reporting problems, check
        to make sure that you have the latest version.
Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
        (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
        (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
(==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Thu May 14 11:51:19 2009
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
(EE) No devices detected.

Fatal server error:
no screens found

and /var/log/Xorg.0.log has:

(--) PCI:*(0 at 1:0:0) nVidia Corporation Quadro FX 770M rev 161, Mem @ 0xf5000000/16777216,
0xe0000000/268435456, 0xf2000000/33554432, I/O @ 0x0000df00/128, BIOS @ 0x????????/65536
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 01 at 00:00:0
(WW) NV: Ignoring unsupported device 0x10de065c (Quadro FX 770M) at 01 at 00:00:0
(EE) No devices detected.

maybe I could fake the  id 0x10de065c to something known my the 'nv'
driver? any idea?


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