Subject: Re: ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 video card supported by X?
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Alasdair Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 06/28/2007 13:21:34
On Sun, Jun 24, 2007 at 12:10:19PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Alasdair Reed <> writes:
> > Trying to set NetBSD 3.1 up on an ASUS F3Jp laptop, having some
> > difficulty setting up X does anyone know what the correct entries in
> > XF86config are for the ATI Mobility Radeon X1700 video card, or even
> > if it is supported by X?  I have seen conflicting things on the net
> > about this.
> I have a Thinkpad T60 with what I think is an ATI X1300.  IIRC I used X
> -configure and then the VESA driver and it is almost completely ok.  The
> only problem is that switching back to text consoles leaves the fonts
> doubled; I think two things are confused about the state of 'expansion'
> and are both doing it.  There is also a Linux ATI binary driver that
> Brian de Alwis got to work:


Using the vesa solution worked. X is running ok . Seems to be working just fine, Thanks