Subject: Re: AGP problem on HP Pavillion 505n
To: Yoseff Francus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steve Woodford <email@example.com>
Date: 07/03/2003 09:24:05
On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Yoseff Francus wrote:
> Trying to start up X and getting a message others have seen before:
> (EE) GARTInit: Unable to open /dev/agpgart (Device not configured)
> I am running NetBSD 1.6 and XFree86 4.3.0.
I suspect the HP Pavillion has enough in common with my HP Omnibook that
it's a safe bet that you have an i830M graphics chipset. There is no AGP
support in the 1.6 branch for that chipset.
You should be able to get things working, albeit non-accelerated, with
XFree86's "vesa" driver.