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Old 04-09-2010, 03:37 PM   #1
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Ubuntu 9.10 and ATI Rage 128 graphics card


Howdy All,

So I am trying to get 9.10 setup on a friend's older system and for some reason the system will not go beyond the 800x600 resolution with this graphics card. (On WinXp it did 1366x768)

I have the r128 driver loaded and lsmod | grep r128 confirms that the module is loaded so I am at a loss as to why it cannot get into this higher resolution. Per some advice I found online I generated an xorg.conf using X --configre and here is what I currently have:
Code:
Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier     "X.org Configured"
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0
	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
	ModulePath   "/usr/lib/xorg/modules"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi"
	FontPath     "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi"
	FontPath     "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
	FontPath     "built-ins"
EndSection

Section "Module"
	Load  "extmod"
	Load  "dbe"
	Load  "dri"
	Load  "glx"
	Load  "record"
	Load  "dri2"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Keyboard0"
	Driver      "kbd"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier  "Mouse0"
	Driver      "mouse"
	Option	    "Protocol" "auto"
	Option	    "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
	Option	    "ZAxisMapping" "4 5 6 7"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier   "Monitor0"
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor"
	ModelName    "Monitor Model"
EndSection

Section "Device"
        ### Available Driver options are:-
        ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False",
        ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz"
        ### [arg]: arg optional
        #Option     "NoAccel"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "SWcursor"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "Dac6Bit"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "Dac8Bit"            	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "DMAForXv"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "ForcePCIMode"       	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "CCEPIOMode"         	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "CCENoSecurity"      	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "CCEusecTimeout"     	# <i>
        #Option     "AGPMode"            	# <i>
        #Option     "AGPSize"            	# <i>
        #Option     "RingSize"           	# <i>
        #Option     "BufferSize"         	# <i>
        #Option     "EnablePageFlip"     	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "Display"            	# <str>
        #Option     "PanelWidth"         	# <i>
        #Option     "PanelHeight"        	# <i>
        #Option     "ProgramFPRegs"      	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "UseFBDev"           	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "VideoKey"           	# <i>
        #Option     "ShowCache"          	# [<bool>]
        #Option     "VGAAccess"          	# [<bool>]
	Identifier  "Card0"
	Driver      "r128"
	VendorName  "ATI Technologies Inc"
	BoardName   "Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF"
	BusID       "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
	Identifier "Screen0"
	Device     "Card0"
	Monitor    "Monitor0"
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     1
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     4
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     8
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     15
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     16
	EndSubSection
	SubSection "Display"
		Viewport   0 0
		Depth     24
	EndSubSection
EndSection
Been awhile since I worked with ATI on linux so I am feeling out of sorts, any help would be fantastic.

Regards,
~Jeff
 
Old 04-09-2010, 04:19 PM   #2
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You're missing some information.

Grab a LiveCD and copy the xorg.conf to /etc/X11.
 
Old 04-10-2010, 12:01 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Mr-Bisquit View Post
You're missing some information.

Grab a LiveCD and copy the xorg.conf to /etc/X11.
Not the issue. The LiveCD also has the same low resolution as the installed system. Any other ideas?

~Jeff
 
  


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