Re: [newbie] Problems getting Xwindows working [includes /etc/X11/XF86Config and startx logfile]
I.J.W. Wever wrote:
> A few days ago I installed Woody and since then I have been trying to
> get Xwindows running. I've downloaded the appropriate drivers for my
> Matrox G450 from the Matrox site and tried the XF86config with various
> options, but withous succes.
These are not strictly neccessary for the G450
> I don't know how to tell XFree86 to use
> the mga_hal driver that Matrox supplied (simply putting it in the
> place of the 'vga' driver in /etc/X11/XF86Config doesn't quite work).
Read the instructions that came in the matrox tarball. You just need to
copy a few files over. The mga driver will detect the presence of the matrox
HAL lib automatically.
> Also there seems to be a discrepency between the startx logfile (which
> mentions the mga_hal driver) and XF86Config (which only mentions the
> standard 'vga' driver).
> Below I have included my /etc/X11/XF86XConfig and the log produced by
> startx with the final failure: 'No screens found' (a pretty common
> one, so it seems when I search the net and the archives of this list, but
> with varying
> Ideas anyone?
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "G450"
> Driver "vga"
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