Re: [Solved] Woddy and ATI Radeon 7500
well the issue is solved now, with the help of you guys, and the configuration
files which you sent, I am now able to use the 7500 Mobility. DRI still
doesn't work, but I yet have to test other drivers for the chip. Thanks
On Thursday 19 December 2002 02:35 pm, Oleg wrote:
> On Thursday 19 December 2002 03:15 am, Aryan Ameri wrote:
> > On Thursday 19 December 2002 12:59 am, you wrote:
> > > On Wed, Dec 18, 2002 at 02:41:07PM +0330, Aryan Ameri wrote:
> > > > Hi there:
> > > > Guess I'm new around here, so hello to everyone.
> > > > I recently bought a IBM ThinkPad A31, which uses a ATI Radeon 7500
> > > > mobiliti as it's video card. Using woody, I can't setup my X server.
> > > > when I issue the command "startx" it gives me fatal errors like: "no
> > > > screen found". I checked the screen section of the XFree86 config
> > > > file, and it seems to be ok. As I have also installed mandrake 9.0 on
> > > > this machine and mandrake worked flawlessly (with 24 bit colour and
> > > > 1400x1050
> > > > resouloution), I thought the problem might be because mandrake uses
> > > > XFree86 4.2.1 and woody uses 4.1.0, so I upgraded X to 4.2.1 but
> > > > things didn't improve. Am I missing anything here? or has anyone
> > > > experienced something similar with Radeon 7500?
> > >
> > > 4.2.1 should work.. how did you upgrade?
> > finding a repository with 4.2.1 backported to woody, then upgrading using
> > apt-get.
> > I think It's not a matter of 4.2.1 versus 4.1.0, because according to
> > XFree86 documentation, radeon chips are also supported in 4.1.0. I wonder
> > though, if there is a diffrence between radeon 7500, and radeon 7500
> > mobility.
> > cheers
> > Aryan
> Same chip and OS.