Success! (was Re: External Monitor under Pismo)

Michel Dänzer michdaen at
Sat May 5 11:37:57 EST 2001

"Jason E. Stewart" wrote:
> "Michel Dänzer" <michdaen at> writes:
> > Note that you needn't install anything to try a new version, check out the
> > -modulepath option of the XFree86 binary. Sorry I forgot to point this out
> > earlier.
> Aaah... yes, that would have helped. I figured there had to be an
> option like that. My mistake was to go looking for an environment
> variable and not for a command line option. Next time, I'll just write
> an email.

Always a good idea before trying anything potentially dangerous. :)

> OK. With the new XFree86 binary it can't load the r128 driver:
> (EE) R128(0): Cannot read V_BIOS (4)

This is usually harmless.

> I'm attaching the whole log, as well as my config file.

It's using the 4.0.3 modules... did you give it the (correct) -modulepath

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

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