ATI and Xorg

Chris racerx at
Tue Sep 21 19:51:37 PDT 2004

Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
> I have a Del Inspiron 7500 which has an ATI Rage Mobility P/M AGP 2x 
> video card.  XFree86-4.3 works excellently with it, but with XFree86-4.4 
> or Xorg I just get a blank screen.  I did a web search and it seems that 
> Linux users can use a VESA driver which might fix similar kinds of 
> problems.
> Well I am guessing that this might be an X issue rather than a FreeBSD 
> issue, but let me ask anyway (just for the record) - anyone here fixed 
> this kind of problem?
> Stephen
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I have an I7500 - I ran 4.9, 5.2.1 and not 5.3Beta5 and Xorg with all - 
zero issues here.

I tend to think it's user defined.

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