> > type the command XF86Setupor try xf86config which works for most people.
> > I hope your video card is suported.
> > if not use a generic vga.
> What's generic vga?
When you want to run X-Windows, you need to configure it first. Use
xf86config. If your videocard isn't listed, choose the generic vga
server (VGA server).
> I have same problem.
> (- -)S3V: videoram: 4096k
> (- -)S3V:Ramdac type: s3_trio64
> (- -)S3V:Ramdac speed: 220 MHZ
> (- -)S3V: Using trio 32/64 programmable clock (MCLK) 54.886MHZ
> (- -)S3V: Maximum sllowed dot-clock: 220.000 MHZ
> (- -)S3V:There is no mode definition named "640*480"
> (- -)S3V: Removing mode "640*480" from list of valid modes.
> (- -)S3V: There is no mode definition named "800*600"
> (- -)S3V: Removing mode "800*600" from list of valid modes.
> (- -)S3V: There is no mode definition named "1024*768"
> (- -)S3V: Removing mode "1024*768" from list of valid modes.
> (- -)S3V: There is no mode definition named "1280*1024"
It's attempting those videomodes and clearly it can't find them.
Now first off, I notice the '*' in the videomode. Now that might just be
the way it's displayed on screen, but in the /etc/XF86Config file that *
should be a lowercased x.
At the bottom of that file you've got the "Screen" section. It has a
display for each bitdepth and each display has one or more modes. The
modes correspond to a resolution listed at the top of that file in the
Quote:> I have:
> monitor: ViewSonic 15GA
> videocard: Diamond Stealth 3D 3000
Get the specs for both and in case of the Diamond, if it's not
explicitly listed, check the books that came with it and see if it's
downwards compatible with another chipset. If so, use that one. That
worked for my Diamond 64 Video 2001 (or something. Got a better one
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