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Re: X not recognizing graphics card on a specific motherboard

On Tue, Aug 07, 2012 at 06:07:29PM +0200, Tom Ivar Helbekkmo wrote:
> I've got a strange problem, here...
> My home workstation used a motherboard with an Intel 64-bit CPU and chip
> set, and an Nvidia-based graphics card, and was happily running Xorg
> with no xorg.conf, using NetBSD-current.  Then the motherboard died, and
> I swapped the disks and graphics card onto another one, this time with a
> 64-bit AMD CPU and an Nvidia chip set.  All is fine - but X won't work.
> It doesn't find the board any more.  '/usr/X11R7/bin/Xorg -configure'
> finds nothing.
> Just for kicks, I tried running '/usr/X11R6/bin/XFree86 -configure'.  It
> finds the board just fine, and generates a config file.
> Nothing has changed, except the motherboard itself.  The kernel output
> at boot, announcing the graphics controller, is unchanged, except for
> the number of the PCI slot it's in.

vga1 at pci5 dev 0 function 0: vendor 0x10de product 0x0142 (rev. 0xa2)

That should be
  BusID "PCI:5@0:0:0"
in the xorg.conf

Does libpciaccess handle a vga card at pci5?

You could try to use the XF86Config.new and change the BusID.


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