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Re: [vox-tech] Xwindows problem
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Re: [vox-tech] Xwindows problem

On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 07:46:54PM -0800, Eric Nelson wrote:
> On Sunday 20 January 2002 04:01 pm, you wrote:
> > Keywords: X, XFree86, XF86Config, XConfigurator, ct69000, embedded system
> Thanks for the reply.  
> Since the last posting, I upgraded to 4.1.0.  Now, X won't even come up.  I 
> have the correct values for my terminal.  It looks like the system thinks 
> there is only 256K on the card, and it can't find a mode, even not enough ram 
> for 320x200, so it fails.
> It could be a bios problem, this is a custom system, built for a specific 
> project, and an early version of the bios.  I started to think that I could 
> by a new cpu board and have something that works for all the hours I'm 
> putting in.  So I don't want to waste peoples time, until I have a problem 
> that is real, at least.  :~).

Okay, but you might as well try explicitly declaring the amount of video RAM
in the configuration file. Example from my /etx/X11/XF86Config-4:

	Section "Device"
		Identifier  "Generic Video Card"
		Driver      "glint"
		VideoRam 8192

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