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Re: [vox-tech] Xwindows problem



Keywords: X, XFree86, XF86Config, XConfigurator, ct69000, embedded system

What choices did you make with XConfigrator?  What "conservative values"
did you use?  Did you try Ctrl-Alt-+? Also, post your /etc/X11/XF86Config.

-Mark

On Sat, 19 Jan 2002, Eric Nelson wrote:

> I have been trying to get X configured for several days, and I can't get
> through this problem.
>
> I am using xfree86 3.3.6, redhat 6.2, w/ a chips & technologies ct69000,
> which I believe uses some type of frame buffer.  When I run XConfigurator, it
> recognizes the ct69000 fine.  When I enter my monitor type, and it tests
> itself, the screen doesn't come up, and it says something about a problem w/
> the configuration, and backs up.  But, it I enter a custom monitor, w/ some
> conservative values it does come up OK, and I can finish Xconfigurator.
>
> Then I do startx > foo 2>&1
>
> It comes into X, and brings up a few apps.  But, the resolution looks like
> 640x480, or less.  It looks like I am just seeing the upper left corner of
> the screen, and can't get to the icons and task bar down at the bottom.  My
> log file says I am at 1024x768, but, NOT!
>
> Note, I am using an embedded board we had built for a project.  But I had the
> same board runnig fine w/ RedHat 7.2, so I don't think there is a hardware
> problem.  I downloaded the latest source for xfree86 and built it.
>
> Should I go to version 4xxx?  Is that a lot of trouble?  I don't want to,
> because we are developing an embedded product, and the older X is probably
> smaller.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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