Help! Configuring Xfree86 for S3 chip..

Help! Configuring Xfree86 for S3 chip..

Post by JongAm Park (korn » Tue, 31 Jan 1995 11:39:41



Help me, please!!!

I'd like to use GUI with LINUX
But there are some difficulties for setting XFree86..( 2.1.X)
My video card has S3 chip and it is vesa local bus card..

The error messages are...

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*** A configured device found, but display modes could not be resolved.

Fatal server error:
no screens found
xinit : No such fiile or directory ( errno 2) : unexpected signal 13
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I can't find out what is wrong..

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