Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Some simple questions
- On Sat, 26 Apr 2003 19:19:37 -0500
Chad Martin <chad@...> wrote:
> Scott Robbins wrote:I seem to remember answering this last week. The driver you want is
> >>3). I'm using S3 Graphics ProsavageDDR display adapters, during
> >intallation (X-configuration) of linux redhat 7.2, I cannot locate
> >for the name of the adapter inside the package. So my X-windows
> >cannot start, What shall I do ?
> > Not familiar with that particular card, hopefully someone using it
> > will be able to help.
> So far two people have said that they don't know. I'd suggest going
> to www.tldp.org and checking out the Hardware HOWTO. Look up your
> card in the video adapters section and see if XFree86 supports it, and
> what the driver name is.
> Chad Martin
'savage', without the quotes. Indeed from my previous message:
> The driver you want is named 'savage', without the qoutes. Look for aAlso to the executable queston:
> section in your /etc/X11/XF86Config file with something like:
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Card0"
> Driver "vesa"
> and change the Driver line to read:
> Driver "savage"
> (vesa may well be something else but you get the idea)
> ls -l--
> has already been mentioned (look for the x's to see if a file is
> executable) but also
> ls -F
> will mark executables with an * after their name
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