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Re: need help w/ XF86 failing on pismo

On 18 Feb 2002, Michel [ISO-8859-1] Dänzer wrote:
> 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.

Does that fbdevhw option really do anything when combined with the ati driver?
According to fbset I was using a different video mode than I was really using.



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