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Re: sarge X



thank you very much.
it was the driver, it was "ati" instead of "vga"

emmanuele

2005/5/19, Richard Mittendorfer <delist@gmx.net>:
> Also sprach Emmanuele Salvati <emmanuele.salvati@gmail.com> (Thu, 19 May
> 2005 10:49:34 -0400):
> > hello everyone,
> >
> > i'm trying to install sarge on a Toshiba Satellite A65 S1067, i can't
> > get X running.
> > when i startx, it gives me this error:
> >
> > (EE) VGA(0): Depth 16 not supported by this driver
> >
> > Fatal server error:
> > AddScreen/ScreenInit failed for driver 0
> >
> > i guess it has something to do with xf86config, but i don't know what
> > (i'm not very expert) can somebody help me, please?
> 
> you may have choosen the wrong driver for your model. it's in your
> /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
> 
> <snip>
> Section "Device"
>         Identifier      "NEOMAGIC"
>         Driver          "neomagic"
> EndSection
> </snip>
> 
> the value you use as Driver "xxx" depends on the graphic chip in your
> laptop. in my case  it's from neomagic. "# lspci", the manual or a look
> at [1][2] might help to identify it.
> 
> the depth settings are there too. if you chip doesn't support (unlikely)
> 16bpp try 15 or 24 as Default in XF86Config-4.
> 
> you can change it by running "# dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86" or
> manual edit if you already have changed this file by hand.
> 
> man XF86Config-4 should give you a list of supported chipsets (at the
> bottom). for even more information on specific chips see
> /usr/share/doc/xserver-xfree86/
> 
> [1] http://www.linux-laptop.net
> [2] http://tuxmobile.org
> >
> > --
> >             emmanuele
> >
> sl ritch.
> 
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-- 
un abbraccio,
            emmanuele



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