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Re: unconfigured generic ATI VGA card?
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:21:19PM +1100, Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 10:57:29 +0000 (GMT), "Stephen Borrill"
> <netbsd%precedence.co.uk@localhost> said:
> > On Thu, 28 Feb 2008, Malcolm Herbert wrote:
> > > radeonfb* at pci? function ? # ATI Radeon. R3xx is
> > > problematic
> > That's for a framebuffer, not a VGA text console.
> hmmm ... OK, fair point ...
> > You need to find a way to get vga* to attach:
> > vga1 at pci1 dev 0 function 0: NVIDIA Vanta (rev. 0x15)
> ... so why wouldn't it? Is it because this system is generally
> expecting a serial console only? If I power on the host with the
> monitor plugged in I don't get the typical video-card greet (nor the
> BIOS greet, but I wasn't really expecting that, tbh).
> Another issue may be that the host isn't giving the card enough power to
> run, as I'm told the net5501 has 3.3v 32 bit PCI only - the card itself
> is keyed for 5.0v or 3.3v so from that point of view it should work
My D-Link wireless PCI card was also keyed for 5.0 and 3.3v but never
worked when plugged into the 3.3v PCI-slot of a net4501. The card caused
no troubles on any other standard PC-mainboard.
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