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Re: Which X driver to use for genfb?

Paul Goyette wrote:
>After much assistance, I've finally got my new Gateway box running.  Now 
>I need to get X windows up.
>The machine has an E1-2500 processor, and claims "Radeon HD 8240" 
>on-board graphics.  However, booting a GENERIC kernel gives this dmesg:
>genfb0 at pci0 dev 1 function 0: vendor 0x1002 product 0x9838 (rev.0x00)
>genfb0: framebuffer at 0xc0000000, size 800x600, depth 32, stride 3328
>wsdisplay0 at genfb0 ...


>Any hint on how to proceed?

Put some debug in xf86-video-vesa to find out why it doesn't work ?

Are you running NetBSD/amd64 or NetBSD/i386 ?

You could try hacking the PCI ID for the GPU into xf86-video-ati in
xsrc but you will still just get a dumb framebuffer.

Robert Swindells

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