newbie quest: freeBSD 4.8-rel, running X fails on my laptop w.
an ATI Radeon IGP 340M
Eduardo Viruena Silva
mrspock at esfm.ipn.mx
Thu May 8 09:25:39 PDT 2003
On Thu, 8 May 2003, Mikael Lönnqvist wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm having a problem running X on my Laptop, FreeBSD-4.8-release, Xfree86 Vers. 4.3.0 (out of ports)
> The laptop (Fujitsu, 2Hgz, 512MB RAM) has an ATI Radeon IGP 340M, 32MB graphics
> chip in it. It's running on PCI bus 1, device 5, funct0.
> I'm getting this error msg:
> (EE) No devices detected
> Fatal server error: no screens found
> tailing /var/log/XF86Config.0.log produces the same as above.
> No matter what i try, I can't seem to get it working...
> A colleague of mine running Mandrake 9.1 has an identical machine as mine, and has hot Xfree86 4.3.0
> Working - so i tried copying his XF86Config file,,, except for the fonts statements,
> which has been changed/modified in Mandrake in order for to use it's own font server.
> Doesn't help... and I don't want to run Mandrake;-)
> I't looks like the Radeon chip is not found, doesn't it? (according to the Error)
> Anywone got a clue? I've tried searching everything everywhere via Google but
> have come up with nothing useful.
Assuming you have tried to configure your graphical environment
[by using: "X -configure", "xf86cfg -textmode", "xf86config" etc.]
and you have exhausted all possibilities.
If you know that XFree86 4.3 can handle your card, why don't you
cvs-update your ports and install it?
> Please accept my apologies if this is the wrong forum, or if i'm posting this in some way i should not
> Best Regards
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