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Date:      Mon, 14 May 2007 07:17:45 -0500
From:      WizLayer <wizlayer@gmail.com>
To:        dharam paul <exiaf_radar_guy38@yahoo.co.in>, "FreeBSD, Questions" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: ATI Radeon 9600xt (256MB DDR) on FreeBSD 6.2 ; Not solved?
Message-ID:  <200705140718.06603.wizlayer@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <568200.61060.qm@web8902.mail.in.yahoo.com>
References:  <568200.61060.qm@web8902.mail.in.yahoo.com>

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On Monday 14 May 2007 05:22:47 am you wrote:
> Thanks for the reply, Sir.
> After your advise, I have tried VESA driver too. I am
> able to get to the graphical mode. Therein, in
> graphical mode, I got three four windows , three white
> in color and were terminal screens, wherein I could
> not type any thing. And the fourth window was a clock.
>
> I am near to the target?
>
> I also tried as per instructions given in the
> handbook. By following this method too, I get same
> four widows.
>
> Regards
>
> --- WizLayer <wizlayer@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sunday 13 May 2007 09:41:02 am dharam paul wrote:
> > > Could someone please guide me to a good guide on
> > > setting up ATI Radeon 9600xt (256MB DDR) on
> >
> > FreeBSD
> >
> > > 6.2 ? I have tried the availabe drivers after
> >
> > passing
> >
> > > "xorgconfig" command but I am getting error "No
> >
> > screen
> >
> > > Found"
> > > Regards
> >
> > could be several things, Try reviewing...
> >
> > FreeBSD handbook
> > /etc/ttys
> > xorgs documents, esp their list of supported cards
> > kern_securelevel
> >
> > have you tried configuring xorg with the VESA
> > driver.  Most cards these days
> > are VESA compliant at the very least.
> >
> > HTH
> >
> > WizLayer
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> > Life is better with a BSD.
> > For more info, www.bsd.org.
>
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What's not solved?  Did something not work?  What have you tried?  What are=
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the error messages?

If what you're seeing is a graphical display with xterm windows and a clock=
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it seems to me like it's working exactly the way it's supposed to.  It just=
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sounds like you didn't finish following along in chapter 5 of the handbook=
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where it explains that you'll want to install a windows manager you can use.

As you'll see in the handbook (still chapter 5), the more popular options a=
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KDE and Gnome,  but there are lots of others you'll find in your ports tree=
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You can learn about the ports tree in the handbook.  And you'll probably wa=
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a display manager too...  Yep, the handbook.

It's really very well written. =20

HTH,

WizLayer


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Life is better with a BSD.
=46or more info, www.bsd.org.


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