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Re: I need helpDear friends,



You'll pardon my incredulous expression, I hope...what the heck kind of
laptop are you running that can actually display 1800x1440 or 1920x1200?



On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Z.H. wrote:

> Dear friends,
>
> after I've installed Red Hat Linux 7.1 on my laptop I found that I'm not able start Xwindows.I tried startx and setup as root.When I try to load Xwindows I get this message:
> (--) SVGA : Mode  "1800x1440" needs hsync freq of 96.15 kHz Deleted
> (--) SVGA : Mode  "1800x1440" needs hsync freq of 104.52 kHz Deleted
> (--) SVGA : Mode  "1920x1200" needs hsync freq of 90.98 kHz Deleted
>
> (**) Font Path set to "unix/: 7100"
> (--) SVGA : PCI: Trident CyberBlade/i7/DSTN  rev 93, Memory @ 0 x 40000000, @ 0 x 40000000
> (--) SVGA : chipset : generic
> (--) SVGA : videoram : 64k
> (--) SVGA : clocks  25.18
> **   SVGA   16 bpp not supported for this chipset
>
> *** A configured device found, but display modes could not be resolved. ***
>
> Fatal Sever error :
>   no screens found
> XIO: fatal error  104 (Connection serest by peer) on x server " 0.0"
>
> Actually my videocard is not supported in XFree86 4.0 but is supported in 4.0.2.So I downloaded it to Windows, but I can't acces it from linux (in text mode), it's huge file about 32 MB. I tried to mount Windows partition as described by Red Hat:
>
> mkdir /mnt/vfat/
> and then mount -t /dev/hda1 /mnt/vfat  and cd /mnt/vfat/
>
> but when I try ls so this directory is empty.
> I don't know where is problem, maybe that I'm using FAT32.
> I tried edit fstab where this drive is on line nr.9 under     /dev/hda1/    mnt/vfat/   vfat  noauto,owner,users 0 0.
> I suppose that /dev/hda1/ is right one, because Windows are in primary DOS partition on C:
>
> I tried also edit at /usr/src/linux with make menuconfig but /linux/ doesn't exist there!
> The same was with rpm -ivh  --forceXFree*  but this was unknown command.
>
> It's a bit confusing for me could someone help me before I will damn this laptop and try desktop.
>
>
> Zbynek
>





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