Re: Red Hat 6.2 video problem on Dell Latitude CPx-H
- --- In email@example.com, myl@u... wrote:
> Short form: I suspect that trouble installing Red Hat Linux 6.2 onkernel
> a Latitude CPx-H is due to the fact that the agpgart.o module
> was omitted from the Red Hat 6.2 kernel build. However, since a
> update is kind of a pain, I would like to find out if this is trueShortly after posting this, I tried fiddling with XF86Config, and
> or if there is some other problem.
solved the problem.
(1) The standard Red Hat 6.2 kernel is fine on the Dell Latitude
CPX-H, no upgrade is needed.
(2) Xconfigurator will produce an OK XF86Config for the Latitude
CPx-H iff you tell it that the monitor is an LCD 1024 x 768.
If you tell it "LCD 800 x 600" (which I thought was a safer option)
then the result is screen snow and a hung machine.
(3) The resulting XF86Config identifies the pointing device as a
Microsoft mouse, which does not work. This has to be changed to a
PS/2 mouse, device /dev/psaux.
It would be nice if it just worked, or if Dell/Red Hat gave this small
amount of information out on the web page where they explain how this
machine is "Red Hat Ready."