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Re: can not launch xfree86 on debian linux on ibook G3


  thanks, It does help, but still there is new problem:

After I install the new driver, there is no "No devices detected" problem anymore,but when I try to launch xfree86 with X or starx, the screen become grey immidiately, and no
response any more, even could not switch to console.

  any ideas,

On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 08:34  AM, T.Teulings@ping.de wrote:

  I just got the new ibook G3 which has the ATI Radeon
7500 32MB card (12.1" screen). I am trying install debian linux on it.
But I got the problem whem I try to make xfree86 work.
The saw the same problem on the mail list but I didn�t find the solution
  this is the error that I get when I do startx:
 (WW) ATI:  PCI/AGP Mach64 in slot 0:16:0 could not be detected!
(EE) No devices detected.
 Fatal server error:
no screens found

You need to update your XServer.
See for example:
for a description how to do it...

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