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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] X configuration on Dell C400

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  • Calum Mackay
    Hi Santhosh, ... You need to be running the latest XFree86 release 4.2, and you will be restricted to 8-bit colour until Dell fix the BIOS or XFree86 starts
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 27, 2002
      Hi Santhosh,

      > I have a doubt regarding the configuration of X on a laptop installed
      > with Redhat Linux 7.2
      > I am really having a tough time in getting X to work.
      >
      > Pls let me know if anybody can help me in resolving this .

      You need to be running the latest XFree86 release 4.2, and you will be
      restricted to 8-bit colour until Dell fix the BIOS or XFree86 starts
      switching video modes directly (avoiding the BIOS).

      For full details see Manuel's page:

      http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~chak/linux/c400.html

      cheers,
      c.
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