Gentoo Archives: gentoo-ppc-user

From: David Gurvich <david.gurvich@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] ATI configuration?
Date: Thu, 04 May 2006 13:51:57
Message-Id: 200605040950.51162.david.gurvich@verizon.net
In Reply to: RE: [gentoo-ppc-user] ATI configuration? by "Mark M. Hart"
I believe that either you are missing a driver in your kernel, or haven't 
loaded it if set as a module.
On Thursday 04 May 2006 9:41 am, Mark M. Hart wrote:
> I just did an emerge on Xorgautoconfig and ran the command, but the > xorg.conf file it makes doesn't work - it tells me that ATI(0) Adapter has > not been initialized, and Screen(s) found, but none have a usable > configuration. > > It sets Mode 1024x768 at several depths, which I can live with, and default > mode of 16, which I can also live with. Now if I could just get it to work > ... > > Thanks! > > Mark M. Hart > > -----Original Message----- > From: David Gurvich [mailto:david.gurvich@×××××××.net] > Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2006 4:59 AM > To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o > Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] ATI configuration? > > There is an ebuild Xorgautoconfig specifically for this purpose. The > generated xorg.conf needs some slight adjustments but seems to give good > results. > > On Thursday 04 May 2006 7:34 am, Mark M. Hart wrote: > > I have a beige G3 desktop 233mhz with 512M ram that has an ATI chipset on > > the motherboard and an ATI chipset in a PCI VGA card (which the monitor > > is attached to). When I use xorgconfig I have to use fbdev as the ati > > choice will not work on testing. This gives me a 1280x1024 screen which > > works well on a 17” monitor, but the colors are all wrong. > > > > > > > > When I use Xorg –configure I get a working configuration with the ati > > driver, but the screen is (maybe) 640x480 and that’s it. I’ve tried > > merging the two files in every combination I can think of, and am not > > getting anywhere. > > > > > > > > Thanks in advance for your help! > > > > > > > > Mark M. Hart > > -- > Kmail on Gentoo/PPC > > -- > gentoo-ppc-user@g.o mailing list > > -- > No virus found in this incoming message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.1.385 / Virus Database: 268.5.1/328 - Release Date: 5/1/2006 > > > -- > No virus found in this outgoing message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.1.385 / Virus Database: 268.5.1/328 - Release Date: 5/1/2006
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