urgent+ubuntu 8.04 desktop+post installation trouble

Donny George donny008 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 21:03:43 UTC 2008


i was just going through xorg log file and one line says RADEON: No matching
Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:5:1) found.


On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 9:56 PM, Aart Koelewijn <aart at mtack.xs4all.nl>

> On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 19:27:04 +0200, Donny George wrote:
> > hello Aart
> >
> > thanks for the mail
> >
> > i reconfigured the xscreen then did the normal boot but the problem
> > still persists.
> >
> > the installation from the live cd happened without any problem,
> > everything just went well.
> >
> > how do i possibly find the hardware now. i saw the option to go to text
> > mode once i logged into the recovery mode. wat would be the command to
> > display the hardware page by page. is it something like lspci ?
> Hello Donny
> first, at the moment you post with text + html. Could you switch the html
> off, it gives a lot off garble in my newsreader (I follow the discussion
> in gmane.linux.ubuntu.user, which I find easier then all those emails)
> I saw you already tried the command lshw, but it did not work for you.
> There are a number off log-files you can look at. The x-server itself
> has /var/log/Xorg.0.log. As most logfiles, it is long, but it may pay to
> study it, it may mention somewhere why X would not start. At least it
> will mention your graphic hardware somewhere, and that is information we
> will need to try to find a solution to your problems.
> Another command I find usefull is "dmesg | less". This will give a
> complete log off your booting process and almost all hardware found in
> your computer will be mentioned there somewhere. Any problem during the
> booting will be mentioned there too.
> We will need some information about your hardware to troubleshoot this. I
> did have a simular problem with an almost new ASUS F3M laptop, but the
> solution I found will not be the right solution for an old desktop, or
> for another laptop. Please give us that information, someone on teh list
> might have (almost) the same hardware and a solution to your problem.
> Aart
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