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Re: Trouble with XFree

On Wed, 2001-12-05 at 06:31, Grant Bowman wrote:

> (==) ATI(0): Chipset:  "ati".
> (**) ATI(0): Depth 8, (--) framebuffer bpp 8
> (--) ATI(0): ATI 88800GX-F graphics controller detected.
> (--) ATI(0): Chip type 4758 "GX", class 0, revision 0x03.
> (--) ATI(0): 16-Bit ISA bus interface detected;  sparse I/O base is 0x0000.
> (--) ATI(0): ATI Mach64 adapter detected.
> (WW) ATI(0): Unknown RAMDAC type 0x9A detected.
> (==) ATI(0): RGB weight 666
> (==) ATI(0): Default visual is PseudoColor
> (==) ATI(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
> (II) ATI(0): Using Mach64 accelerator CRTC.
> (EE) ATI(0): Linear aperture not available.
> (II) UnloadModule: "ati"
> (II) UnloadModule: "atimisc"
> (II) Unloading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/atimisc_drv.o
> (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

The driver fails to recognize the RAMDAC and (maybe as a consequence)
set up a linear aperture, so it aborts initialization of the Screen.

What machine and graphics card is this? Not that I can likely be of much
help, you'd probably best contact Ani Joshi <ajoshi@unixbox.com> about

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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