B&W G3 booting, but no X
barretp at mcmail.cis.McMaster.CA
Tue Apr 27 03:42:37 EST 1999
Just a thought, can you run X in mono or 16? I have a similar problem on
an intel netfinity which has an S3 trio 3D with 8 MB sdram, all of which
is not recognized; I run in 16 bit mode with 256k or "vram" when X is
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On Mon, 26 Apr 1999, Dana Spiegel wrote:
> So I have my new B&W G3 400 booting with linuxppc using the yellowdog
> kernel. The install went flawlessly, and I can boot into linux using bootX
> here's the problem: I got the iMac XF68 framebuffer X server, but I can't
> get it to work properly. I tried the default XF86Config, but it complains
> there are no usable X modes. I also tried the imac XF86Config, which of
> course only has resolutions up to 1024x768. It said it couldn't find any
> usable resolutions either.
> I run my monitor at 1600x1200 at 75Hz in 24bit color (nice video card). Can I
> get X to work properly? I'd like to keep this resolution (but would be
> willing to run in 16bit color if necessary).
> Also, what about compiling XFree86 SVGA server to support the ATI chipset
> natively? Can this be done?
> Dana Spiegel
> Massachusetts Institute of Technology
> danas at mit.edu
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