can't use neomagic driver
matthieu.herrb at laas.fr
Tue Feb 13 23:01:21 PST 2007
Thibaud Hulin wrote:
> This is my /varlog/Xorg.0.log. Nobody has an idea ?
> X Window System Version 7.1.1
> Release Date: 12 May 2006
> X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 7.1.1
> Build Operating System: Linux 18.104.22.168 i686
> Current Operating System: Linux dell 2.6.1920070212 #1 Mon Feb 12
> 15:03:31 CET 2007 i586
> Build Date: 07 July 2006
> Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
> to make sure that you have the latest version.
> Module Loader present
> Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
> (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
> (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Mon Feb 12 17:46:33 2007
> (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf"
> Data incomplete in file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
> Undefined Device "Ecran generique" referenced by Screen "Default
> (EE) Problem parsing the config file
> (EE) Error parsing the config file
As you can see here, your configuration file has an error in it.
Either fix it, or try to completely remove /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Xorg
should be able to run without a configuration file on this hardware
> Fatal server error:
> no screens found
> (WW) xf86CloseConsole: KDSETMODE failed: Bad file descriptor
> (WW) xf86CloseConsole: VT_GETMODE failed: Bad file descriptor
> (WW) xf86OpenConsole: VT_GETSTATE failed: Bad file descriptor
> Thibaud Hulin a écrit :
>> Hi !
>> With an edgy, I can't use neomagic driver in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, only
>> vesa driver. I don't think it's normal, because I already use the
>> neomagic driver with this PC.
>> I've got a neomagic pci card, NM2160 MagicGraph 128XD, with a kernel
>> So, with this driver, I many problems : contrast when I get to a tty
>> console (alt-f1) and return to X, problems of hibernation, and maybe
>> perform for video (I can't use x11 with mplayer).
>> I tried X from a server version of ubuntu like that :
>> # apt-get install xorg xserver-xorg gsfonts-x11 msttcorefonts
>> I've got problems of fonts too, I get these error messages :
>> Could not init font path element /usr/share/fonts/X11/TTF et aussi OTF
>> et CID
>> FreeFontPath: FPE "/usr/share/X11/fonts/misc" refount is 2, should be
>> 1; fixing
>> I checked I've got installed xserver-xorg-video-neomagic.
>> What's wrong ?
>> Finally, I tried to install X by sources, but I couldn't get a howto,
>> and the installation failed.
>> Sure, X works, but I can have a little more, can't I ?
>> Thanks for help,
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