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Date:      Sat, 6 Oct 2001 22:33:49 +0200
From:      Cliff Sarginson <cliff@tanya.raggedclown.intra>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: X 4.1.0 does not detect S3 Virge Card
Message-ID:  <20011006223349.C1611@tanya.raggedclown.intra>
In-Reply-To: <20011006130250.C23710@linus.highpoint.edu>; from zhartley@linus.highpoint.edu on Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 01:02:50PM -0400
References:  <000001c14e8b$453e8370$4a07a8c0@user0000011909> <20011006130250.C23710@linus.highpoint.edu>

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I think you need to use Version 3... for S3 cards.
Having said that I would think that V4 would have set it up
as a vanilla SVGA card.

-- 

Regards 
Cliff

p.s. I am replying at the top of this thread following the
previous respondant's practise.. Without starting a war about it can
people reply at the end of message threads, not at the beginning.


On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 01:02:50PM -0400, Zach Hartley wrote:
> Did you correctly specify your video card while using xf86config?
> Also, check www.xfree86.org and make sure your video card is listed as
> supported for 4.1.0. 
> 
> Zach
> 
> Around Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 09:20:58PM +0400, Arthur Boynagryan said something to the effect of:
> > Hello!
> > 
> > I have a S3 Virge DX/GX card (that's how it is identified in Windows).
> > I installed FreeBSD 4.4 and XFree 4.1.0, then created a XF86Config 
> > file using xf86config. But when I try to run startx, it gives me the 
> > following errors:
> > 	...
> > 	(EE) No devices detected.
> > 	
> > 	Fatal server error:
> > 	no screens found
> > 	...
> > 
> > What's the problem here? Please help
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Arthur
> > 
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> Zachary Todd Hartley
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Cliff



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