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Bug#185109: No X Windows on PowerBook G3 Help!

On Mon, 2003-03-17 at 04:45, befu wrote:
> I have a problem installing XFree86 on my PowerBook G3 (Wallstreet, May
> 1998, 256MB). I newly installed the kernel v.2.2.20-powermac through floppy
> disks. I downloaded the X window package (v. 4.1.0-16) with tasksel. Now
> when I boot up (using BootX), X doesn't start but gives the following error
> messages:
>     Fatal server error: no screens found
> and    (WW)    ATI: PCI/AGP Mach64 in slot 0:17:0 could not be detected
>             (EE)    No device detected
> in the XFree86.0.log file.
> I tried to modify the file XF86Config-4 with the command
> dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86
> but nothing helped.

Did you specify the bus ID? (0:17:0)

BTW, this is likely a configuration issue and doesn't warrant a bug

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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