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Re: need help w/ XF86 failing on pismo

On Fre, 2002-02-15 at 04:37, Karen Boyette wrote:
> I am having a problem getting XF86 to run. This is the scenario: fresh 
> potato install upgraded to SID, running on Pismo powerbook (400, 
> firewire). When I run "X -configure", it segfaults. Neither the default 
> XF86Config-4 or other downloaded ones will work, failing w/ no screens 
> found or no screens with usable configuration. It is loading the proper 
> (ati) module. Has anyone seen or had experience solving this?

dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86

Tell it to use the ati driver with the fbdevhw interface and specify the
bus ID. That should do.

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

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