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Re: trouble installing x-window system

On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 07:42, Tim Folger wrote:
> I don't have much information on the model aside from ati rage mobility
> M/M1/P. I tried the ati and vesa drivers with no luck.I didn't think to
> try the r128 or radeon. Has you had success with those?
> Thanks,
> Tim

Try providing the output of lspci -vv (It can help if you can find the
field for the video adapter and post only that).
The rage mobility M1 is a mach64 card and it uses the ati driver.
Try setting only the native screen resolution for you lcd as a start and
not all 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768. Maybe that causes a lockdown since
the card doesn't handle this for some reason. If its a 14.1"+ screen its
probably 1024x768 with that card.

> > ati rage mobility video adapter. 
> What model exactly?
> > my computer
> > hung during advanced monitor configuration, on the step where you're
> > supposed to choose the resolutions your monitor will support. (I
> checked
> > 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, and left the rest blank.)When I hit
> "enter"
> > to move to the next screen nothing happened and I had to reboot.
> What driver did you choose? ati, r128, radeon? Have you tried "vesa" as
> a 
> last-resort alternative?
> Regards,
>   Frank
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> > My record is 55 hours of straight coding.
> Followed, no doubt, by six weeks of debugging.
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Micha Feigin

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