Subject: Re: AGP problem on HP Pavillion 505n
To: Steve Woodford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Yoseff Francus <email@example.com>
Date: 07/03/2003 09:54:05
A reboot took care of everything; driver was ina wierd state
On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Yoseff Francus wrote:
> vesa did the trick; now if I can only get xdm to display something.
> xdm has a debug flag, anyone know it off hand?
> On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Steve Woodford wrote:
> > 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.
> > Cheers, Steve