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Re: XF86Config-4 ibook2

On Die, 2002-02-05 at 10:19, T Hanlon wrote:

> What are the steps I need to take to get X working??
> What kernel modules are needed?

None for 2D, r128 for 3D.

> What order do they need to be installed?

The r128 module will be loaded by the X server if needed.

> Supposing I have all the kernel modules in place then what packages are 
> needed?

xserver-xfree86 and xlibmesa3 for 3D.

> When I startx I get error no screens found.

That's a generic error message which usually follows a more specific

> Also should I be able to build a working X using "dpkg-reconfigure -plow 
> xfree86-xserver"

Yes. Select the ati driver and enable use of the framebuffer device.

> or will dexconf work?

dexconf is the tool which writes out XF86Config-4 as configured with

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

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