FreeBSD 5.4 & Xwindows

Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD at
Sun Jun 5 02:01:46 GMT 2005

On 06/04/05 07:06 PM, Robert Slade sat at the `puter and typed:
> Hiya,
> I've been trying to figure this out. I've tried googling for an answer
> but only got confused.
> I have a P4 machine with an ATI Radeon 9200 with 128Mbyte of memory 
> built into the motherboard. I have not been able to get Xwindows to run
> at any greater resolution than basic VGA. All I seam to get is no driver
> or no screen defined.
> Goggle troughs up some info but for linux. Can anybody help please.

You might find some useful info in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/doc/README.ati

One notable paragraph from this doc:

The newer Rage 128 and Radeon chips are not yet supported by this
driver.  Rage 128's and Radeon's are, however, supported by separate
drivers, and owners of such adapters should consult the documentation
provided with these drivers.  This driver will also invoke the
appropriate driver if it finds Rage 128 and/or Radeon adapter(s) in
the system.

Good luck

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