Viper VLB & Xconfig

Viper VLB & Xconfig

Post by Dennis Gain » Thu, 09 Feb 1995 12:38:35

Please help, I've been working on this for 3 days now.  I think that I've read
too much and can't absorb much more.

I ran xf86config-XFree86-3.1 to produce my config file and then ran X -probeonly.
If any additional info is needed, please let me know.

 Thanks in advance.

  (Q1) How do I capture the output from X -probeonly to a file?

  (Q2) How do I resolve the "dimensions" problem below?

Computer: Gateway 2000 486-66 V (16MB RAM, approx 2GB disk)
Monitor:  Gateway 2000 CrystalScan 1572FS
Card:     Diamond Viper VLB (2 MB)
OS:       Linux, Slackware 1.1.59

Output from X -probeonly:
Configured drivers:
   P9000: Accelerated server for Weitek P9000 graphics adaptors (Patch level 0)
   Supported vendors (specify on chipset line):
       viperpci          Diamond Viper PCI
       vipervlb          Diamond Viper VLB
       orchid_p9000      Orchid P9000
   (using VT number 7)
   XF86Config: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config
   (**) stands for supplied, (--) stands for probed/default values
   (**) mouse ...
   (**) P9000: Graphics device ID: "Diamond_Viper_VLB"
   (**) P9000: Monitor ID: "CrystalScan_1572FS"
   (**) P9000: MemoryBase: 80000000
   (**) P9000: Font Path ...
   (**) P9000: Vendor/chipset is vipervlb (Diamond Viper VLB)
   (**) P9000: (mem: 2048K numclocks: 2 vendor: vipervlb membase: 0x80000000)
   (--) P9000: Maximum allowed dot-clock: 135.000 MHz
   (**) P9000: Mode "640x480": mode clock = 25.175, clock used = 25.175
   (**) P9000: Mode "800x600": mode clock = 36.00, clock used = 36.00
   (--) P9000: The dimensions of mode 800x600 do not match those of
           the first valid mode (640x480)
   (--) P9000: Removing mode "800x600" from list of valid modes.
   (**) P9000: Virtual resolution set to 640x480
   (--) P9000: Using hardware cursor
   (--) P9000: using 8 bits per RGB value


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