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From: Louis Hey <cnt5@...>
Subject: Re: xorg not working.
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 17:57:49 -0500
darren kirby wrote:
> Yeah well, me again. Seems I'm the only one having trouble with PPC these 
> days.
>
> I got Xorg 7.1, fluxbox, and KDE installed. After creating an xorg.conf with 
> Xorgautoconfig I quickly realized I indeed had the problem hinted at re: VGA 
> BIOS. So I ~ppc64 keyworded xf86-video-ati and emerged version 6.6.3 which 
> applies the patch that was also hinted at. The results are identical however. 
> X starts and is running, as is fluxbox, but there is nothing on my screen. 
> The only difference is that this time the power LED on my montor goes out 
> when I start X, whereas before it stayed on.
>
> Also, there is a difference in Xorg.0.log: X now seems to think that I have a 
> second CRT monitor attached!? 
>
> (II) RADEON(0): Primary:
>  Monitor   -- TMDS
>  Connector -- DVI-D
>  DAC Type  -- TVDAC/ExtDAC
>  TMDS Type -- Internal
>  DDC Type  -- DVI_DDC
> (II) RADEON(0): Secondary:
>  Monitor   -- CRT
>  Connector -- VGA
>  DAC Type  -- Primary
>  TMDS Type -- External
>  DDC Type  -- VGA_DDC
>
> I have tried with the default xorg.conf that was generated, and I tried all 
> manner of tweaks that I gleamed from gentoo-wiki, "man xorg.conf", and "man 
> radeon". I have tried commenting and uncommenting individual "Options" from 
> xorg.conf but the result is always the same.
>
> I have tried dropping down to 16 bit color depth and down to 1600x1024 
> resolution, with no joy.
>
> Can anyone even confirm that they have gotten an 23" cinema display and a 
> radeon 9600 to work with Xorg? I would _really_ love to see your xorg.conf if 
> you have. 
>
> I don't know what else to say. There are no errors in my log (though there are 
> some warnings). If you want/need further information just let me know...
>
> I have posted the log and my current conf file in my webspace:
> http://badcomputer.org/xorg.conf.txt
> http://badcomputer.org/xorg.log.txt
>
> xorg-x11-7.1
> mesa-6.5-r3
> xf86-video-ati-6.6.3
>
> PowerMac G5 2x 2.0GHz
> Ati Radeon 9600 
> 23" Apple Cinema Display
>
> I would appreciate any ideas.
>
> -d
>   
Try Xorgconfig   auto will not work for my mac I have Dual 1.8 17 Studio
also check the video ram amount  That has helped to get X running fine 
every time

Good Luck  
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