[svlug] Red Hat 7.3 problem(s)
steffl at bigfoot.com
Tue Aug 20 22:32:04 PDT 2002
Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> But, after telling it to give me a 1024X768 X window it
> up-chucked and gave me an unstable 800X600 on my nice new 17 inch active
> matrix flat screen monitor! Odd, since Red Hat 7.2 on the same machine
> works just fine.
> At first thought Xconfigurator was bad, but looked at the
> Xserver log file from /var/log/ and saw that the module for my video
> card was not loading. It's a module called tdfxfb.o and I was surprised
> to see it was present on version 7.3 but not working.
> I tried #modprobe tdfx and got "module not found". Tried it on
> this 7.2 and it worked fine.
if it's tdfxfb.o then you have to do modprobe tdfxfb
you shouldn't modprobe the module though, it should be specified as a
driver in your XF86Config:
Identifier "3Dfx Voodoo3"
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