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Re: no X in inspiron 5150 (no screens found)

I upgraded, and sure, it is working now in glorious 1200x1600.  I had
noticed the debian ftp, but I did not know the apt config line.  With
PCMCIA, network, sound and X now configured in my new laptop life is
beautiful now.  A sweet little machine.  Thanks a lot.

The panel is UXGA, Dell specs don't list the manufacturer, but it does


On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 10:32:53PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 04:43:28PM -0500, Ivan Fernandez Pelaez wrote:
> <snip>
> > Fatal server error:
> > no screens found
> > 
> > The machine has a Radeon Mobility 9000 (32MB), which some people have
> <snip>
> > 
> > Any clues? TIA
> Actually, yes. The Radeon 9000 is only supported by XFree 4.3. You can
> fetch them from experimental:
> deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ ../project/experimental main
> or from apt-get.org or ...
> I'm very curious about the TFT panel you're using. If it happens to be a
> Samsung LTN150P1-L02 I wish you the best of luck. I have one myself and
> it refuses to work properly with the 9000.
> HTH,
> David

Ivan Fernández

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