Subject: Re: Damn it's difficult to get i810 to work :( was: [Re: i810 graphics and NetBSD -CURRENT...]
To: John Indra <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 02/14/2002 19:39:14
On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 10:07:29AM +0700, John Indra wrote:
> First of all I wanna thank you for all the replies.
> I am a newbie in NetBSD, but not so newbie in FreeBSD. Thus, I wanna start
> quickly to have my NetBSD system up and running. For the ones that wish to
> help, I really appreciate it.
> > You need a specially-compiled X server, there is one at:
> > ftp://antioche.lip6.fr/pub/bouyer/tmp/XF86_SVGA.gz
> > In the same directory there is also the XF86Config I use.
> OK. I am downloading it. But I really like to try first to get it running
> with XFree86 4.1.0 (it's not impossible right?)
> > Depending on your BIOS you may also need the aperture module:
> > pkgsrc/sysutils/aperture
> > Don't install the X shipped with NetBSD 1.5.x and get one from
> > ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/arch/i386/XF86-4.1.0-1.5.2/
> OK... Here's the whole story:
> I installed NetBSD 1.5.3_ALPHA from scratch, excluding the XFree86 3.x that
> shipped with NetBSD 1.5.3_ALPHA. Then, I followed Manuel's advice to get
> XFree86 4.1.0 binary from the above URL. Done.
> I have extract it, and try to run: # XFree86 -configure
> Done... looks like the configure knows my i810 chip
> But, after I tried: # XFree86 -xf86config /root/XF86Config.new, it just
> Here's the last lines from /var/log/XFree86.log:
> (==) VESA(0): DPI set to (75,75)
> (||) VESA(0): Searching for matching VESA mode(s)
> Then... it never went pass thru that :(
> After that, I tried installing /usr/pkgsrc/sysutils/aperture, and... no
> luck too.
> Can somebody please help
Well I can't I never tried XFree 4.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr