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Re: IBM Thinkpad T40 XWin problems

Josh Grant <jgrant@andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
> I am installing Debian on an IBM Thinkpad T40 with a ATI
> Radeon 7500 
> AGP(LW).  I successfully installed, except for the fact that
> when I try to 
> boot up to XWin, it tells me that I have no devices
> installed and no 
> screens found. Any info/solutions?

This takes no time, so you could try it anyway. You can always undo!

Try modconf as root, and under /drivers/char/agp then put on agpart.
Also, try 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86' as root, and then say yes or no to kernel framebuffering. 

With a little tweaking you should be able to startx 


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