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Date:      Wed, 7 Feb 1996 13:37:00 -0500 (EST)
From:      Kazem Akbari <akbari@alpha.CES.CWRU.Edu>
To:        XFree86@XFree86.Org, akbari@alpha.CES.CWRU.Edu,,, tombs@XFree86.Org
Subject:   My problems with the XFree86/FreeBSD_2.1
Message-ID:  <199602071837.NAA01659@fox.CES.CWRU.Edu>

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Hi folks:

   It  has been for three  weeks which I  am struggling to install and
test the FreeBSD_2.1 on my new computer but in spite of all my efforts
so   far  I have been   able  to partially   install  the package. The
first/main problem  occurred when I was trying  to install the XFree86
Version 3.1.2 and  answering the corresponding questions regarding the
Video and  Graphical  cards.  I have    a  17" monitor  (CTX  1785GMe,
1280x1024  dp)  and for the  graphics  I do  have a Diamond Stealth-64
Video VRAM (4 MB) accelerator.   I guess I  got a wrong set-up for the
video/graphics. The message following the invocation of "startx" is as

"XFree86 Version 3.1.2 / X window System 
(protocol Version 11, revision 0, vendor release 6001)
Operating System: FreeBSD 2.0.5
Configured drivers:
  S3: accelerated server for S3 graphics adaptors (Patchlevel 0)
      mmio_928, s3_generic
Using syscons driver with X support (version 2.0)
(using VT number 4)

Fatal server error:
No config file found!
Note, the X server no longer looks for XF86Config in $HOME
X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown)"

I should bring to your observation that the "XF86Connfig" is located

Regarding  the graphics,  I  know "Diamond  Stealth-64  Video VRAM" is
using S3_968 Chipset, Ti3026 RAMDAC, and Ti3026 Clockchip. The monitor
has the following specifications:

"Model:	     1785GMe
Horizontal:  30-85KHz     
Vertical:    50-110Hz
PC Compatibility:
648x480		VGA 60 to 75Hz refresh 
800x600		56 to 75Hz refresh
1024x768	60 to 75Hz non-interlaced
1280x1024	75Hz non-interlaced
1600x1200	60Hz non-interlaced

Display Colors:   Analog unlimited
Video Bandwidth:  135MHz
Dot Pitch:        0.26mm"

It will be greatly appreciated if you give me a detailed direction for
the  successful intallation of the FreeBSD_2.1  and XFree86. Thank you
in advance for your kind consideration.


Kazem Akbari.

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