Problems running "startx" on FreeBSD 5.2.1

platanthera platanthera at
Fri May 14 11:22:30 PDT 2004

On Friday 14 May 2004 07:18, Sanjay Chadda wrote:
> Folks,
> I have a Dell 2400 series desktop with Pentium4 processeor. I am not
> sure what graphics card I have. I looked at the Dell site and it
> seems these models have the integrated chipset 82845G on them. So
> while configuring Xserver, I gave this info for this chipset.  I have
> FreeBSD 5.2.1 installed.
> When I run "startx", I get following errors:
> VGA(0) : Virtual Length (0) is too small fo rhardware (min 1)
> Screen(s) found, but none have usable config
> Has anyone come across this error? If you know how to get rid of this
> error, pls let me know. Maybe I missied something while configuring X
> server.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated!!
> Sanjay

it could be useful if you provided a bit more info about your 
system(configuration), in particular
- the output of dmesg
- your XF86Config
- and the XFree86 logfile


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