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Re: gmd fails

Hi Aswin,

have a look at www.linux-on-laptops.com and try to locate your Sony Vaio
Model there. Chances are good that someone has your model running under
X and his hints may help you to get started.

Good luck.


On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 21:42, Aswin Venkat wrote:
> Hi all-
> This is my first attempt at installing debian (woody 3.0r1)
> and i have been running
> into a few problems. I have a Sony VAIO laptop. I managed
> to have the base system installed and also included
> the gmd package. However when the system boots, the screen flickers
> for a while before i get the the message that gmd failed. When i
> checked the  status report, i found the following errors. 
> ----
> Chipset generic found
> VGA(0) Driver can't support depth 24
> Screens found but none have a usable configuration
> Fatal server error
> No screens found
> ----
> I had selected VGA as the video driver(am not 100% sure thats the right
> choice) and 24in depth color.
> I would dearly appreciate some help. I am not sure what i have to do to
> get the x-windows running by default. 
> Thanks,
> Aswin
Lars Weissflog | L@rs-W dot DE
Registered Linux User # 329826

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