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Re: Trouble with X 4.0.3 on IBM T22 (kernel 2.4.5)

On 16 Aug 2001 22:10:50 +0200, Martin Sk?tt wrote:
> Hi,
> I just bought an 800 MHz IBM T22 with 14.1" TFT and a S3 Savage IX
> video chip. I have installed Debian testing on it with a custom 2.4.5
> kernel with the XFS patch from SGI. Everything seems to work nicely
> except X. I use "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86" to configure X, but
> I get a very strange image on the screen when I run startx. It look
> like it's black and white and there are a lot of vertical lines down
> the screen. I'm trying to run it in 1024x768, but I have seen a lot of
> people on net mention that they are using 1400x1050, but changeing my
> X config file to match that didn't help a bit.
> Can anyone help to get X up and running? 
> It's very sad to have used a lot of money on a laptop to run Linux on and
> then only text mode is working :-)

Please include said /etc/X11/XF86Config-4.  Have you checked
www.linux-laptop.net for additional horror stories/ tips and tricks?


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