X won't start up; "No matching Device section"

Helge Rohde heroh at gmx.de
Fri Aug 1 22:23:36 UTC 2008

Hello List,
I got an old TFT that uses a special connector to a CHIPS ct65554 graphics 
card. However, although the ct65554 is listed as supported, it is not 
recognized by the chips driver. System is FreeBSD 7-Release AMD64. I am 
pretty sure that the same xorg.conf worked under i386. 

pciconf -lvc claims device='65554 Flat Panel/LCD CRT GUI Accelerator'" for the 
card, however although i do have an xorg.conf "Device" section containing 

Driver "chips"
Chipset "ct65554"

X wont start up. Xorg.0.log complains:

(II) CHIPS: Driver for Chips and Technologies chipsets: ct65520, ct65525,
	ct65530, ct65535, ct65540, ct65545, ct65546, ct65548, ct65550,
	ct65554, ct65555, ct68554, ct69000, ct69030, ct64200, ct64300
(II) Primary Device is: 
(WW) CHIPS: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:3:7:0) found
(EE) No devices detected.

Any ideas?

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