(EE) messages on Xorg.0.log

Felix Miata mrmazda at ij.net
Mon Sep 4 16:31:19 UTC 2006

On 06/09/04 07:10 (GMT-0700) Tod Merley apparently typed:

> On 9/4/06, Felix Miata <mrmazda at ij.net> wrote:

>> On 06/09/04 09:26 (GMT-0400) Felix Miata apparently typed:

>> > I moved my Dapper HD to a faster machine. The old had NV PCI video. The new has i815. I ran 'dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg', but still get the following error messages instead of KDM:

>> > (EE) GARTInit: Unable to open /dev/agpgart (No such device)
>> > (EE) I810(0): AGP GART support is not available.  Make sure your kernel has
>> >       agpgart support or that the agpgart kernel module is loaded.
>> > (EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.
>> > Fatal server error:
>> > no screens found

>> > Is agpgart part of some package that wasn't installed for the NV video? What do I need to do to fix this?

>> I also tried:
>> modprobe agpgart
>> which returned nothing, and didn't help.

>> I also tried:
>> insmod agpgart
>> and got:
>> insmod: can't read 'agpgart': No such file or directory

> # From wikipedia!
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agpgart

> My locate and modprobe -l output (grepped):
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> tod at tod-desktop:~$ locate agpgart
> /lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/kernel/drivers/char/agp/agpgart.ko
> /usr/include/linux/agpgart.h
> tod at tod-desktop:~$ modprobe -l | grep agp
> /lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/kernel/drivers/char/agp/intel-agp.ko
> /lib/modules/2.6.15-26-386/kernel/drivers/char/agp/agpgart.ko
> Here is a tutorial on the process:

> # Do a "find on page agpgart"
> http://users.netwit.net.au/~pursang/intel.html

> Perhaps you did not call modprobe or insmod from root or from an
> environment where it would easily find them.  Do a "updatedb" (as
> root) and when that is finished (it will take some time) do a "locate
> modprobe" (probably in /sbin).  Call it with full path.

Turns out the correct module name is intel_agp. Now that it's in /etc/modules everything is fine. Thanks!
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