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From: Tadeu Granemann <tadeugr@...>
Subject: Re: startx
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 12:54:19 -0200
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> Tadeu Granemann wrote:
>> Hi, i'm gonna put more details about my problem :P
>>
>> I'm trying to install gentoo live CD 2006.1 in my ACER 5610, with 
>> Intel Integrated Graphics.
>> I get an error with "startx". I want install gentoo reading the manual.
>> I think the video driver is i810.
>>
>> The end of Xorg log:
>>
>> (II) I810: Driver for Intel Integrated Graphics Chipsets: i810, 
>> i810-dc100,
>>    i810e, i815, i830M, 845G, 852GM/855GM, 865G, 915G, E7221 (i915),
>>    915GM, 945G
>> (II) Primary Device is: PCI 00:02:0
>> (--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device
>> (WW) I810: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:2:1) 
>> found
>> (EE) No devices detected.
>>
>> Fatal server error:
>> no screens found
>>
>>
>> Any hint ?
>>
>> thanks
>> Tadeu
> You're missing some stuff in your xorg.conf file. It found the 
> graphics chipset OK. The easiest way to get on the air is usually the 
> following:
>
> 1. Log on to the console as root.
> 2. Type
>
>   # X -configure
>
>   X will start up, probe your hardware, and write a file 
> "/root/xorg.conf.new"
>
> 3. You'll need to edit this file in two or three places. For some 
> reason (I should file a defect on this) it usually gets the mouse 
> device wrong. Edit the file and if it says "/dev/mice" or 
> "/dev/mouse", change it to "/dev/psaux". You should end up with a line 
> that looks something like this:
>
>    Option      "Device" "/dev/psaux"
>
>
> 4. Figure out what screen resolution you want. Most monitors these 
> days are capable of handling all sorts of resolutions, but I've got a 
> fairly ancient one and can't deal with small characters, so I usually 
> just use 1024x768. Towards the bottom of the xorg.conf.new file, 
> you'll want something like this:
>
> Section "Screen"
>        Identifier "Screen0"
>        Device     "Card0"
>        Monitor    "Monitor0"
>        DefaultColorDepth 24
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     1
>                Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     4
>                Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     8
>                Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     15
>                Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     16
>                Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
>        SubSection "Display"
>                Viewport   0 0
>                Depth     24
>                Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
>        EndSubSection
> EndSection
>
>
> The specific error message you got,
>
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
>
> indicates something is wrong in this last section I posted.
>
> Once you've edited xorg.conf.new, you can test it by typing
>
> # X -config /root/xorg.conf.new
>
> If X comes up, copy the new config file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and you 
> should be ready.
>
>
lol
it's working now....

thanks everybody
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-- Tadeu Granemann
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-- M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
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