solved: Re: X11 problems on dell inspiron 5000
Eric S. Johansson
esj at harvee.org
Mon May 30 12:02:02 UTC 2005
Eric S. Johansson wrote:
> Robbo wrote:
>> Take a look at the X logs (usually /var/log/Xorg.0.log) to see what
>> driver the live CD is using, etc..
> same drivers it seems. ati, atimisc, etc.
found a note in X.org bugzilla on this topic
if I had "vga=792" as a kernel parameter, I see much happiness on the
screen in my future.
first thing I did after getting X to work was to install emacs. (how
There are some other problems such as closing the lid causes the machine
to either hang or die. So I need to fool around with that. but most
importantly I have a screen with pretty colors (and a network connection
Xephem is next on the list.
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