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Re: XF86Setup problem

On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Nathan E Norman wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 11:16:06AM +0200, montesheba@liber wrote:
> > Hello everybody,
> > I'm a newbie in Potato installing: the problem is my Graphic card
> > configuration on Athlon 900  with ATI XPERT 200 32MB  AGP (graphic
> > processor Rage 128). I didn't find it in the list of cards of
> XF86Setup.
> Are you running Xfree86 4.1.0?
> The advise below infers NO WARRANTY; use at your own risk.
> I have an ATI Rage Fury Pro which as far as I can tell is practically
> the same card you have.  lspci says the device type is 0x5446.  Device
> 0x5446 is not in the list of supported device types in the r128 driver
> code, so it pukes when X starts.
> I have this in my /etc/X11/XF86Config-4:
>   Section "Device"
>           Identifier  "Generic Graphics Device"
>           Driver      "r128"
>           BusID       "PCI:01:05:0"
>           ChipID      0x5246
>           VideoRam    32768
>           Option      "DPMS"
>   EndSection
> which corresponds to an lspci entry of
>   01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown
> device 5446
> for the card.

I've got a rage fury pro as well, and was able to get 4.1.0 to work from
the binaries on xfree86's site.  xf86cfg didn't work, but xf86config did
the trick for me, just using the r128 driver they had on the list (# 36).

Jeff Maxson

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