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Re: [vox-tech] X on my new A21p
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Re: [vox-tech] X on my new A21p



I just installed the newest version of X (4.0.2) and have the same problem.

I tried the 
- Custom
- LCD panel 1024x760

And it still hangs

Thanks
Jay Strauss
jjstrauss@yahoo.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gabriel Rosa" <grosa@ucdavis.edu>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2001 7:44 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] X on my new A21p


> 
> I have the exact same card in my Vaio Z505-LS and it ran right out of the
> box. I'm running XFree86 3.3.6 with 3d acceleration and all. It autodetected
> the card as an ATI Rage Mobility and I just picked Generic LCD at 1024x768
> as my monitor...
> 
> I would try sticking with pre-made monitor specs, as opposed to going with
> 'custom monitor', but that's kind of a wild guess.
> 
> -Gabriel
> 
> 
> On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, Jay wrote:
> 
> > I just got a new thinkpad A21P - 
> > 
> > I've been to the linux for laptop page but they tell me bits an pieces 
> > but not how to get X working on my machine
> > 
> > Here is what happens:
> > 
> > I've installed RH 6.2 (kernel 2.2.14)
> > I have a ATI rage Mobility 8mb video card
> > I've installed XFree86 v3.3.6
> > 
> > I've copied various XF86Config files (from various docs on the page)
> > 
> > when I try to startx, I get:
> > 
> >     execve failed for /etc/X11/X (errno 2)
> > 
> > Then I have to cntl-c
> > 
> > So I tried Xconfigurator (and chose):
> > 
> > The ATI Mach64 card
> > Custom monitor
> > Monitor that can do 1600x1200 @ 70 Hz
> > 50-90 vertical sync
> > 
> > When I probe, my SYSTEM HANGS
> > 
> > Don't probe
> > 8 mb video memory
> > No clockchip setting
> > 16 bit 1024x768, 1152x864, 1280x1024, 1600x1200
> > Now I test teh configuration
> > SYSTEM HANGS (black screen)
> > 
> > suggestions?
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Jay
> > 
> > Jay Strauss
> > jjstrauss@yahoo.com
> > 
> > 
> 
> 


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