Re: Rage Mobility
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 06:27:48PM -0400, Alan Shutko wrote:
> "Matt Reynolds" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I have a IBM Laptop (A21P) with an ATI Mobility M3 (rev2, agp 2x, 16MB)
> > card, and I'm having trouble with X.
> Start by looking at Linux on IBM ThinkPad A20p
> <URL:http://www.zhlive.ch/zhl_contents_linux.html>. It's the same
> video chipset, though I think a different screen. After that, check
> out Linux on Laptops
> <URL:http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/kharker/linux-laptop/>. See if
> anyone has posted anything for the A21p.
> You will need to use XF 4.0.2 or 4.0.3, btw. But check out the above
> sites for detailed information.
I'm running XF 4.0.2 on my A21p (right now!), and it (about 99%) works.
I got my configuration from http://www.slimy.com/~pixel/a21p.html
(A friend's page). My very similar notes are at:
Getting the FB console working was an important first step, complicated by the
fact that vga=ask doesn't accept the 885 mode, but that vga=885 in lilo.conf