[ubuntu-za] Re-installing Feisty

vincent bullet at ballmail.co.za
Thu Sep 25 18:37:47 BST 2008


Hannes Coetzee wrote:
> Hi Vincent
>
> Here is the S3 xorg.conf for 8.04 I talked about. It's for a laptop but 
> this should give you an idea what to do. You need custom "Device, 
> Monitor and Screen" sections for your graphics to work.
>
> To create modelines - http://xtiming.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/xtiming.pl
> This might help - https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/39287 , 
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=843764&highlight=s3+Prosavage ,
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/OpenChrome (if you missed it) ,
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=489442&highlight=s3+Prosavage , 
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=349413&highlight=s3+Prosavage , 
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=243132&highlight=s3+Prosavage 
> and the list goes on.
>
> It might be worth taking a look at the manpage for savage (man savage - 
> in konsole) to see what options are available.
>
> Regards
> Hannes
>
>
>
> ##------------ FILE START -----------#
>
> # xorg.conf (X.Org X Window System server configuration file)
> #
> # This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
> # values from the debconf database.
> #
> # Edit this file with caution, and see the xorg.conf manual page.
> # (Type "man xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
> #
> # This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
> # if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
> # package.
> #
> # If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
> # again, run the following command:
> #   sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>     Identifier    "Generic Keyboard"
>     Driver        "kbd"
>     Option        "XkbRules"    "xorg"
>     Option        "XkbModel"    "pc105"
>     Option        "XkbLayout"    "us"
> EndSection
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>     Identifier    "Configured Mouse"
>     Driver        "mouse"
>     Option        "CorePointer"
> EndSection
>
> Section "InputDevice"
>     Identifier    "Synaptics Touchpad"
>     Driver        "synaptics"
>     Option        "SendCoreEvents"    "true"
>     Option        "Device"    "/dev/psaux"
>     Option        "Protocol"    "auto-dev"
>     Option        "HorizEdgeScroll"    "0"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Device"
>     Identifier    "Configured Video Device"
>     Boardname    "vesa"
>     Busid        "PCI:1:0:0"
>     Driver        "vesa"
>     Screen    0
> EndSection
>
> Section "Monitor"
>     Identifier    "Configured Monitor"
>     Vendorname    "Generic LCD Display"
>     Modelname    "LCD Panel 1024x768"
>     Horizsync    31.5-48.0
>     Vertrefresh    56.0 - 65.0
>   modeline  "1024x768 at 60" 65.0 1024 1048 1184 1344 768 771 777 806 
> -vsync -hsync
>     Gamma    1.0
> EndSection
>
> Section "Screen"
>     Identifier    "Default Screen"
>     Monitor        "Configured Monitor"
>     Device        "Configured Video Device"
>     Defaultdepth    24
>     SubSection "Display"
>         Depth    24
>         Virtual    1024    768
>         Modes        "800x600 at 60"    "1024x768 at 60"    "800x600 at 56"    
> "640x480 at 60"
>     EndSubSection
> EndSection
>
> Section "ServerLayout"
>     Identifier    "Default Layout"
>   screen 0 "Default Screen" 0 0
>     Inputdevice    "Synaptics Touchpad"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Module"
>     Load        "glx"
>     Load        "GLcore"
>     Load        "v4l"
> EndSection
>
> Section "device" #
>     Identifier    "device1"
>     Boardname    "vesa"
>     Busid        "PCI:1:0:0"
>     Driver        "vesa"
>     Screen    1
> EndSection
>
> Section "screen" #
>     Identifier    "screen1"
>     Device        "device1"
>     Defaultdepth    24
>     Monitor        "monitor1"
> EndSection
>
> Section "monitor" #
>     Identifier    "monitor1"
>     Gamma    1.0
> EndSection
>
> Section "ServerFlags"
> EndSection
>
>
> ##------------ FILE END -------------#
>
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Hi Hannes,
Thanks so much for all the trouble you've gone to, I can't tell you how
much I appreciate it - I'll be studying the xorg. file carefully & 
making the necessary changes as well
as going onto the various site's you've provided.
I'll keep you informed as to progress.
>> Kind Regards
>> Vincent
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