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Re: 5000e X11 Config

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  • Nathaniel Cosgrove
    ... won t ... options ... idea ... I installed Fedora Core 2, and X worked out of the box. I should also note that while it works, it ONLY works in 1600x1200
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 31 5:39 AM
      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, "deadalright"
      <deadalright@y...> wrote:
      > I've finally installed Gentoo on my 5000e, only the xorg server
      > start after compiling. Neither the semi- or full auto config
      > worked, and if I start it, the following error comes up:
      > Fatal server error:
      > Cannot run in framebuffer mode. Please specify busIDs for all
      > framebuffer devices
      > Can anyone tell me what the best method of resolving this is?
      > I know vesa drivers are supposed to resolve this, but I have no
      > how too use them.
      > Also, if some has a 5000e with a working xorg server, could they
      > please post their xorg.conf file?
      > Thanks.

      I installed Fedora Core 2, and X worked out of the box. I should also
      note that while it works, it ONLY works in 1600x1200 mode. I have no
      idea why, but I guess I'll have to live with it, or buy the Xig Summit

      I hope this helps!

      Here's my xorg.conf file:

      # XFree86 4 configuration created by pyxf86config

      Section "ServerLayout"
      Identifier "Default Layout"
      Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
      InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
      InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"

      Section "Files"

      # RgbPath is the location of the RGB database. Note, this is the name
      of the
      # file minus the extension (like ".txt" or ".db"). There is normally
      # no need to change the default.
      # Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated
      # By default, Red Hat 6.0 and later now use a font server independent
      # the X server to render fonts.
      RgbPath "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
      FontPath "unix/:7100"

      Section "Module"
      Load "dbe"
      Load "extmod"
      Load "fbdevhw"
      Load "glx"
      Load "record"
      Load "freetype"
      Load "type1"
      Load "dri"

      Section "InputDevice"

      # Specify which keyboard LEDs can be user-controlled (eg, with
      # Option "Xleds" "1 2 3"
      # To disable the XKEYBOARD extension, uncomment XkbDisable.
      # Option "XkbDisable"
      # To customise the XKB settings to suit your keyboard, modify the
      # lines below (which are the defaults). For example, for a non-U.S.
      # keyboard, you will probably want to use:
      # Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
      # If you have a US Microsoft Natural keyboard, you can use:
      Option "XkbModel" "microsoft"
      # Then to change the language, change the Layout setting.
      # For example, a german layout can be obtained with:
      # Option "XkbLayout" "de"
      # or:
      # Option "XkbLayout" "de"
      # Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
      # If you'd like to switch the positions of your capslock and
      # control keys, use:
      # Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:swapcaps"
      # Or if you just want both to be control, use:
      # Option "XkbOptions" "ctrl:nocaps"
      Identifier "Keyboard0"
      Driver "keyboard"
      Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
      Option "XkbLayout" "us"

      Section "InputDevice"
      Identifier "Mouse0"
      Driver "mouse"
      Option "Protocol" "IMPS/2"
      Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
      Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
      Option "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"

      Section "Monitor"
      Identifier "Monitor0"
      VendorName "Monitor Vendor"
      ModelName "LCD Panel 1600x1200"
      HorizSync 31.5 - 90.0
      VertRefresh 60.0 - 60.0
      Option "dpms"

      Section "Device"
      Identifier "Videocard0"
      Driver "r128"
      VendorName "Videocard vendor"
      BoardName "ATI Rage 128 Mobility"

      Section "Screen"
      Identifier "Screen0"
      Device "Videocard0"
      Monitor "Monitor0"
      DefaultDepth 24
      SubSection "Display"
      Viewport 0 0
      Depth 16
      Modes "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1024x768"
      "800x600" "640x480"
      SubSection "Display"
      Viewport 0 0
      Depth 24
      Modes "1600x1200" "1400x1050" "1280x1024" "1280x960" "1024x768"
      "800x600" "640x480"

      Section "DRI"
      Group 0
      Mode 0666
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