Re: ati radeon XF86Config
I'm not great at interpreting the Xserver output, but here's a couple
of things to check.
1) Have you compiled support for agpgart in the kernel? And are you
using the kernel-supplied radeon driver?
2) Did you generate the config file by hand? If not, you could try
to let X configure itself, with the -configure option (which will
generate an XF86Config-4 file for you).
On Sat, Feb 09, 2002 at 12:36:53AM -0800, Aaron Brashears wrote:
> I just went out and got an ATI Radeon to replace my dusty old video
> card. However, X doesn't seem to like my configuration for it, and
> won't start as a result.
> Can anyone supply a copy of their working XF86Config-4 they use with
> the ATI Radeon? Here's a few choice lines from my configuration - can
> you spot the error?
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "ATI Radeon"
> Driver "ati"
> #VideoRam 65536
> # Insert Clocks lines here if appropriate
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Screen 1"
> Device "ATI Radeon"
> Monitor "NEC"
> DefaultDepth 24
> This generates the following errors during the start up of X:
> (II) ATI: ATI driver (version 6.3.6) for chipsets: ati, ativga
> (II) R128: Driver for ATI Rage 128 chipsets: ATI Rage 128 RE (PCI),
> ATI Rage 128 RF (AGP), ATI Rage 128 RG (AGP), ATI Rage 128 RK (PCI),
> ATI Rage 128 RL (AGP), ATI Rage 128 Pro PD (PCI),
> ATI Rage 128 Pro PF (AGP), ATI Rage 128 Pro PP (PCI),
> ATI Rage 128 Pro PR (PCI), ATI Rage 128 Mobility LE (PCI),
> ATI Rage 128 Mobility LF (AGP), ATI Rage 128 Mobility MF (AGP),
> ATI Rage 128 Mobility ML (AGP)
> (II) RADEON: Driver for ATI Radeon chipsets: ATI Radeon QD (AGP),
> ATI Radeon QE (AGP), ATI Radeon QF (AGP), ATI Radeon QG (AGP),
> ATI Radeon VE (AGP)
> (II) Primary Device is: PCI 01:00:0
> (II) ATI: Candidate "Device" section "ATI Radeon".
> (WW) ATI: PCI/AGP Mach64 in slot 1:0:0 could not be detected!
> (EE) No devices detected.
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
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