newbie quest: freeBSD 4.8-rel, running X fails on my laptop w. an ATI Radeon IGP 340M

collins erichey2 at
Thu May 8 17:39:27 PDT 2003

On Thu, 8 May 2003 16:35:14 +0200
Mikael Lönnqvist <Mikael.Lonnqvist at> 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

The only time I ever saw this error was when I picked the wrong driver
for my video card.  Check your XF86Config to see if you have the wrong

Collins Richey - Denver Area
FreeBSD 5.0

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