Re: sarge X
thank you very much.
it was the driver, it was "ati" instead of "vga"
2005/5/19, Richard Mittendorfer <email@example.com>:
> Also sprach Emmanuele Salvati <firstname.lastname@example.org> (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
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "NEOMAGIC"
> Driver "neomagic"
> 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  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
>  http://www.linux-laptop.net
>  http://tuxmobile.org
> > --
> > emmanuele
> sl ritch.
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- sarge X
- From: Emmanuele Salvati <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Re: sarge X
- From: Richard Mittendorfer <email@example.com>