On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 01:46:57PM -0400, Rick Pasotto wrote: > On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 02:35:12AM -0400, Kevin Mark wrote: > > On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 10:56:43AM -0400, Rick Pasotto wrote: > > > How do I get X running using the onboard S3virge graphics? I've run > > > dpkg-reconfigure but when I run startx it reports 'no screens > > > found'. This is on a new install of sarge. > > > > > Hi rick, > > please include the error message of the /var/log/XFree86.log or > > similar files. But remove the uninteresting stuff. look for the EE > > lines. > > Switching to the 'vesa' driver solved the problem. It works great. The > specs say the board implements S3Virge but maybe xfree86 is looking for > a specific chip that's not on the board. > Hi Rick, yes, many people use the vesa driver because it work with many chips. It a generic driver. This provides a useable system until you find the more feature-ful driver for your specific chip. Some people stay with the vesa because they dont need the more advanced features. Hopefully you can find the specific drivers. Cheers, Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! `$' $' $ $ _ ,d$$$g$ ,d$$$b. $,d$$$b`$' g$$$$$b $,d$$b ,$P' `$ ,$P' `Y$ $$' `$ $ "' `$ $$' `$ $$ $ $$ggggg$ $ $ $ ,$P"" $ $ $ `$g. ,$$ `$$._ _. $ _,g$P $ `$b. ,$$ $ $ `Y$$P'$. `Y$$$$P $$$P"' ,$. `Y$$P'$ $. ,$.
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