C&T ct65545 problem
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Mon Oct 26 10:15:08 PDT 2009
Tiago Vignatti schrieb:
> Yan Seiner wrote:
>> I have a very, very old laptop - 1995 vintage - that I want to repurpose
>> for a net-terminal. It has a Chips and Technologies 65545 video
>> chipset. This works with X as I've run it in the past with both freeBSD
>> and an older version of linux (something with a 2.4 kernel and an old
>> version of xfree.) I decided to upgrade this to a current version to
>> get some net tools. Now I can't get X to recognize the C&T chipset.
>> I am using xorg 7.4, with the chips driver. X fails with:
>> (II) Primary Device is: ISA
>> (EE) No devices detected
>> Unfortunately I don't have pcmcia working either so I can't copy and
>> paste quite yet.
>> I suspect that the driver cannot auto-probe the ISA bus and it's looking
>> for some sort of IRQ or base address. But how do I go about finding
>> this? I don't recall having to do anything special in the past, but who
> recently versions of the server don't support ISA anymore.
the the error message should be more clear:
if Primary Device is == ISA
ISA is not supported anymore (since 1.x)
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