Well, I guess I cheated, but I got it to work. I dumped my Mandrake
installation and installed Storm Linux instead. Viola, instant
action. Now that I have a working config, (and -know- Linux supports
my hardware) I will save the setup files for future reference. (as
long as they don't get trashed.)
Thanks for your help!
>There's no perfect valilla option that I know of, unless you want to use the
>16 colors server (which would be a very, very, very, very, very bad choice
>:-( . But you can also try the SVGA server and see what it can give you.
>Live long and prosper.
>> Thanks for the reply.
>> I do believe it is attempting to use the I128 server already. Would
>> attempting to use a 'vanilla' video card setting benefit
>> troubleshooting in any way?
>> >You can try the I128 server and see if X starts up properly.
>> >Live long and prosper.
>> >> Hi,
>> >> I am having a problem getting xwindows to start on my freshly
>> >> installed Linux Mandrake 7.0 installation. I am using what I believe
>> >> to be supported Number 9 Revolution 3D 4 meg AGP card and a ViewSonic
>> >> E773. For some reason, I get the following message when I run startx:
>> >> *** A configured device found, but display modes could not be
>> >> resolved.***
>> >> Fatal Server Error:
>> >> no screens found
>> >> I guess the short answer is that this means xwindows won't run. Does
>> >> anyone know the long answer, why it won't run?
>> >> Linux Version 2.2.14-15mdksecure