BLFS svn-20090928 Video Driver xf86-video-vesa-2.0.1.tar.bz2
gazza1z at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Oct 9 11:29:22 PDT 2009
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> Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 10:35:15 -0700 (PDT)
> From: ga ho <gazza1z at yahoo.co.uk>
> Subject: BLFS svn-20090928 Video Driver
> To: blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
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> Hi All,
> The xf86-video-vesa-2.0.1.tar.bz2 tar ball is listed in the
> driver-7.4.wget file in Chapter 23. X Window System
> Environment Xorg Drivers but it is nowhere to be found.
> I know there is a ticket out for this but in the meantime
> does anyone know which other version is needed to get X
> windows running?
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> Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2009 20:58:49 +0300
> From: Christian Sergelius <cribozai at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: BLFS svn-20090928 Video Driver
> To: BLFS Support List <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
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> You could try the 2.0.0 or 2.1.0 versions. You can never be
> sure it will
> work properly but i have a feeling that 2.0.0 should be ok.
> Are you even
> sure you need that driver? This suggestion is given on an
> as is basis
> and i take no liability for any damages blah blah blah...
> Just try one
> of them (also read the changes file, it might tell you
Thanks for the suggestions. I have an integrated ATI Radeon X1250 graphics chip and the fact that I might not need the vesa driver never occurred to me.
If starting up X with the vesa driver doesn't work I'll try your other suggestions.
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