ATI AGP card and Xorg

Robert Storey y2kbug at
Thu Sep 16 19:33:42 PDT 2004

Sorry John, I apologize for not reading all the to the bottom of your

The only other thing I'd suggest is playing with xvidtune. I had to do
this to get my screen to center properly. The frustrating thing with
xvidtune is that it doesn't automatically save the adjustments you make
- you have to manually edit xorg.conf - but at least it makes it
relatively easy to find the right settings.

I will say that FreeBSD really could use a better configuration utility
for X, though I realize that the developers have their hands full just
trying to get 5.3 out the door.


On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 21:12:48 -0400
John DeStefano <john.destefano at> wrote:

> Thanks Robert... but I did try 'vesa' before posting (2nd & 3rd paras
> from bottom of my post below).  I'm sure either 'raden' or 'ati' are
> the way to go, I just can't seem to get either one to work.  I also
> read through the entire README.ati, and found it a bit of a
> frustrating read when trying to look for answers on 'radeon' drivers
> for my card... not much relevent info there for the end-user.

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