From: Bill O'Kane [mailto:wrokane@...
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 4:05 AM
Subject: [linux-dell-laptops] Inspirion 5000 and
>Has anybody had any luck getting X up and running
>with the Inspirion
>and Mandrake 7.0-2 or 7.1
>Have tried hacked servers, edited Config files,
>premade Config files,
>servers from other distros, nothing works.
>Any leads would be greatly appreciated.
The suggestion I followed when I encountered this
problem was to open up lilo.conf and change
and then run /sbin/lilo
X now runs seems to run ok. Of course, even after I
made this change to lilo.conf, there were one or two
resolution settings that acted funny, so you might
have to play around with the resolutions a little. I
have no idea what vga=2 does or whether it utilizes
the ATI chipset to its full potential. If anyone on
the list can shed some light on this, I'd be very
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