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Old 03-27-2003, 12:23 PM   #1
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An X cursor and a blank screen


Hi,

I had an earlier thread running on this about a month ago, called X
Some things have changed, I think I've made some progress... so I started a new thread.

I installed RH8 a couple months ago, but so far I've only been able to work at the console- which is ok... but, I'd like to get X running. I first found that I had a video card that was not supported by version 4.2.0 of XFree86 so I found the driver I needed, (I thought) from the Winishhoffer site, installed it to the directory where it was recommended to go, but it didn't improve the situation. Then I found out that 4.3.0 was out, so I upgraded. Now, at least there is a semblance of a gui. I get a nice light colored screen with an X cursor. But I can't seem to do anything with it. How do I get to Gnome or KDE from here? When I did the installation, I selected that both of them be installed so I know they're there.

Thanks In Advance
 
Old 03-27-2003, 12:28 PM   #2
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in rh8.0 i think you can type 'switchdesk gnome' or kde if they are installed. if you can 't move the cursor or do anything with it it sounds like x is crashing.. if your getting any error messages it would be helpful to post them.
 
Old 03-27-2003, 12:34 PM   #3
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you're obiviously running from runlevel 3 anyway, so i'd suggest that the simplest and most effective and controllable way to load summat, is to create a file in your home direcotry calleed .xinitrc and enter in it the name of the wm executable . eg, "exec gnome-session" or "exec blackbox" should load fine then.
 
Old 03-27-2003, 01:09 PM   #4
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Runlevel 3

Thanks acid_kewpie, I had no idea what you were talking about so I tracked down some info on it. You were right, I'm configured for runlevel 3. I'll give that a shot... would I use "exec kde-session" for kde?

Thanks again
 
Old 03-27-2003, 02:34 PM   #5
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Thanks also trn

Sounds like switchdesk will work, once I actually get in. The cursor isn't locked up. But interestingly, when I do ctrl-alt-backspace to get out, it immediately hibernates and the mouse doesn't bring it back. I have to press a key. Is that how it's supposed to be?
 
Old 03-27-2003, 06:41 PM   #6
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For kde, you'd want to put

startkde

When you say after CTRL+ALT+BKSP it "hibernates", what exactly do you mean? Also, check your .xinitrc file in /home/tryangle. To find it you'll need to do ls -a as it is a hidden file. I would also double check your system's xinitrc file (in Slack 8.1 it's in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc--I don't know about RH 8.0 though). This file is used if there is no /home/tryangle/.xinitrc file to use first. This will have your X defaults in it (defaults for running window managers and desktop environments). If you can't find your .xinitrc file edit the system's file and add both

exec gnome-session
startkde

to it. However, you'll have to comment one of them out so it doesn't run. Say you want gnome to run--comment out startkde:

exec gnome-session
#startkde

The reason I say to add both is so that later if you want to switch to kde you can either issue the "switchdesk" command or you can simply comment out gnome and uncomment kde. Hope this helps.
 
Old 03-27-2003, 08:53 PM   #7
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Hibernation

Well, the monitor blacks out... kind of like it's been sitting so long that it goes into a power save mode and the little light near the monitor's power on button goes dim, as if there's no input signal.
 
Old 03-27-2003, 10:03 PM   #8
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It sounds like your refresh rates are wrong. I would double check them if at all possible. Search for the refresh rates for that monitor's make/model then edit your /etc/X11/XF86Config file accordingly. Either that, or your X is having other problems starting.

less /var/log/XFree86.0.log

to find X errors as well as X successes. Post here what you find please.
 
Old 03-29-2003, 03:11 PM   #9
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Whew!

Thanks for the info on the log file Texicle. It seems fairly lengthy, but I guess it's ok to post it all here. I should mention that, after I upgraded X the XF86Config file did not change and I got an error message about libglib. So I copied the XF86Config.new file I found in /root over the XF86Config file in /etc/X11 and it seemed to be better, but it still doesn't work.

XFree86 Version 4.3.0
Release Date: 27 February 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.18-24.8.0smp i686 [ELF]
Build Date: 06 March 2003
Before reporting problems, check http://www.XFree86.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/XFree86.0.log", Time: Sat Mar 29 10:30:42 2003
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
(==) ServerLayout "XFree86 Configured"
(**) |-->Screen "Screen0" (0)
(**) | |-->Monitor "Monitor0"
(**) | |-->Device "Card0"
(**) |-->Input Device "Mouse0"
(**) |-->Input Device "Keyboard0"
(==) Keyboard: CustomKeycode disabled
(**) FontPath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/"
(**) RgbPath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb"
(**) ModulePath set to "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules"
(--) using VT number 7

(II) Open APM successful
(II) Module ABI versions:
XFree86 ANSI C Emulation: 0.2
XFree86 Video Driver: 0.6
XFree86 XInput driver : 0.4
XFree86 Server Extension : 0.2
XFree86 Font Renderer : 0.4
(II) Loader running on linux
(II) LoadModule: "bitmap"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libbitmap.a
(II) Module bitmap: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: XFree86 Font Renderer
ABI class: XFree86 Font Renderer, version 0.4
(II) Loading font Bitmap
(II) LoadModule: "pcidata"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libpcidata.a
(II) Module pcidata: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
(II) PCI: Probing config type using method 1
(II) PCI: Config type is 1
(II) PCI: stages = 0x03, oldVal1 = 0x80001044, mode1Res1 = 0x80000000
(II) PCI: PCI scan (all values are in hex)
(II) PCI: 00:00:0: chip 1039,0735 card 0000,0000 rev 01 class 06,00,00 hdr 80
(II) PCI: 00:01:0: chip 1039,0001 card 0000,0000 rev 00 class 06,04,00 hdr 01
(II) PCI: 00:02:0: chip 1039,0008 card 0000,0000 rev 00 class 06,01,00 hdr 80
(II) PCI: 00:02:2: chip 1039,7001 card 1019,0a14 rev 07 class 0c,03,10 hdr 00
(II) PCI: 00:02:3: chip 1039,7001 card 1019,0a14 rev 07 class 0c,03,10 hdr 00
(II) PCI: 00:02:5: chip 1039,5513 card 1039,5513 rev d0 class 01,01,80 hdr 80
(II) PCI: 00:02:6: chip 1039,7013 card 1019,0a14 rev a0 class 07,03,00 hdr 00
(II) PCI: 00:02:7: chip 1039,7012 card 13f6,0300 rev a0 class 04,01,00 hdr 00
(II) PCI: 00:03:0: chip 1039,0900 card 1019,0a14 rev 90 class 02,00,00 hdr 00
(II) PCI: 01:00:0: chip 1039,0325 card 1019,0c26 rev 00 class 03,00,00 hdr 00
(II) PCI: End of PCI scan
(II) Host-to-PCI bridge:
(II) Bus 0: bridge is at (0:0:0), (0,0,1), BCTRL: 0x0008 (VGA_EN is set)
(II) Bus 0 I/O range:
[0] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0000ffff (0x10000) IX[B]
(II) Bus 0 non-prefetchable memory range:
[0] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0xffffffff (0x0) MX[B]
(II) Bus 0 prefetchable memory range:
[0] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0xffffffff (0x0) MX[B]
(II) PCI-to-PCI bridge:
(II) Bus 1: bridge is at (0:1:0), (0,1,1), BCTRL: 0x000a (VGA_EN is set)
(II) Bus 1 I/O range:
[0] -1 0 0x0000a000 - 0x0000afff (0x1000) IX[B]
(II) Bus 1 non-prefetchable memory range:
[0] -1 0 0xcfe00000 - 0xcfefffff (0x100000) MX[B]
(II) Bus 1 prefetchable memory range:
[0] -1 0 0xafc00000 - 0xcfcfffff (0x20100000) MX[B]
(II) PCI-to-ISA bridge:
(II) Bus -1: bridge is at (0:2:0), (0,-1,-1), BCTRL: 0x0008 (VGA_EN is set)
(--) PCI:*(1:0:0) Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS315PRO PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapter rev 0, Mem @ 0xb0000000/28, 0xcfec0000/18, I/O @ 0xac00/7, BIOS @ 0xcfeb0000/16
(II) Addressable bus resource ranges are
[0] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0xffffffff (0x0) MX[B]
[1] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0000ffff (0x10000) IX[B]
(II) OS-reported resource ranges:
[0] -1 0 0xffe00000 - 0xffffffff (0x200000) MX[B](B)
[1] -1 0 0x00100000 - 0x3fffffff (0x3ff00000) MX[B]E(B)
[2] -1 0 0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
[3] -1 0 0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
[4] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
[5] -1 0 0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
[6] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x000000ff (0x100) IX[B]
(II) PCI Memory resource overlap reduced 0xd0000000 from 0xd3ffffff to 0xcfffffff
(II) Active PCI resource ranges:
[0] -1 0 0xcffdd000 - 0xcffddfff (0x1000) MX[B]
[1] -1 0 0xcffff000 - 0xcfffffff (0x1000) MX[B]
[2] -1 0 0xcfffe000 - 0xcfffefff (0x1000) MX[B]
[3] -1 0 0xd0000000 - 0xcfffffff (0x0) MX[B]O
[4] -1 0 0xcfeb0000 - 0xcfebffff (0x10000) MX[B](B)
[5] -1 0 0xcfec0000 - 0xcfefffff (0x40000) MX[B](B)
[6] -1 0 0xb0000000 - 0xbfffffff (0x10000000) MX[B](B)
[7] -1 0 0x0000cc00 - 0x0000ccff (0x100) IX[B]
[8] -1 0 0x0000d800 - 0x0000d83f (0x40) IX[B]
[9] -1 0 0x0000dc00 - 0x0000dcff (0x100) IX[B]
[10] -1 0 0x0000d000 - 0x0000d07f (0x80) IX[B]
[11] -1 0 0x0000d400 - 0x0000d4ff (0x100) IX[B]
[12] -1 0 0x0000ff00 - 0x0000ff0f (0x10) IX[B]
[13] -1 0 0x0000ac00 - 0x0000ac7f (0x80) IX[B](B)
(II) Active PCI resource ranges after removing overlaps:
[0] -1 0 0xcffdd000 - 0xcffddfff (0x1000) MX[B]
[1] -1 0 0xcffff000 - 0xcfffffff (0x1000) MX[B]
[2] -1 0 0xcfffe000 - 0xcfffefff (0x1000) MX[B]
[3] -1 0 0xd0000000 - 0xcfffffff (0x0) MX[B]O
[4] -1 0 0xcfeb0000 - 0xcfebffff (0x10000) MX[B](B)
[5] -1 0 0xcfec0000 - 0xcfefffff (0x40000) MX[B](B)
[6] -1 0 0xb0000000 - 0xbfffffff (0x10000000) MX[B](B)
[7] -1 0 0x0000cc00 - 0x0000ccff (0x100) IX[B]
[8] -1 0 0x0000d800 - 0x0000d83f (0x40) IX[B]
[9] -1 0 0x0000dc00 - 0x0000dcff (0x100) IX[B]
[10] -1 0 0x0000d000 - 0x0000d07f (0x80) IX[B]
[11] -1 0 0x0000d400 - 0x0000d4ff (0x100) IX[B]
[12] -1 0 0x0000ff00 - 0x0000ff0f (0x10) IX[B]
[13] -1 0 0x0000ac00 - 0x0000ac7f (0x80) IX[B](B)
(II) OS-reported resource ranges after removing overlaps with PCI:
[0] -1 0 0xffe00000 - 0xffffffff (0x200000) MX[B](B)
[1] -1 0 0x00100000 - 0x3fffffff (0x3ff00000) MX[B]E(B)
[2] -1 0 0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
[3] -1 0 0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
[4] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
[5] -1 0 0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
[6] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x000000ff (0x100) IX[B]
(II) All system resource ranges:
[0] -1 0 0xffe00000 - 0xffffffff (0x200000) MX[B](B)
[1] -1 0 0x00100000 - 0x3fffffff (0x3ff00000) MX[B]E(B)
[2] -1 0 0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
[3] -1 0 0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
[4] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
[5] -1 0 0xcffdd000 - 0xcffddfff (0x1000) MX[B]
[6] -1 0 0xcffff000 - 0xcfffffff (0x1000) MX[B]
[7] -1 0 0xcfffe000 - 0xcfffefff (0x1000) MX[B]
[8] -1 0 0xd0000000 - 0xcfffffff (0x0) MX[B]O
[9] -1 0 0xcfeb0000 - 0xcfebffff (0x10000) MX[B](B)
[10] -1 0 0xcfec0000 - 0xcfefffff (0x40000) MX[B](B)
[11] -1 0 0xb0000000 - 0xbfffffff (0x10000000) MX[B](B)
[12] -1 0 0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
[13] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x000000ff (0x100) IX[B]
[14] -1 0 0x0000cc00 - 0x0000ccff (0x100) IX[B]
[15] -1 0 0x0000d800 - 0x0000d83f (0x40) IX[B]
[16] -1 0 0x0000dc00 - 0x0000dcff (0x100) IX[B]
[17] -1 0 0x0000d000 - 0x0000d07f (0x80) IX[B]
[18] -1 0 0x0000d400 - 0x0000d4ff (0x100) IX[B]
[19] -1 0 0x0000ff00 - 0x0000ff0f (0x10) IX[B]
[20] -1 0 0x0000ac00 - 0x0000ac7f (0x80) IX[B](B)
(II) LoadModule: "extmod"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libextmod.a
(II) Module extmod: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: XFree86 Server Extension
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading extension SHAPE
(II) Loading extension MIT-SUNDRY-NONSTANDARD
(II) Loading extension BIG-REQUESTS
(II) Loading extension SYNC
(II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
(II) Loading extension XC-MISC
(II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
(II) Loading extension XFree86-Misc
(II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
(II) Loading extension DPMS
(II) Loading extension FontCache
(II) Loading extension TOG-CUP
(II) Loading extension Extended-Visual-Information
(II) Loading extension XVideo
(II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
(II) Loading extension X-Resource
(II) LoadModule: "dbe"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libdbe.a
(II) Module dbe: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: XFree86 Server Extension
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading extension DOUBLE-BUFFER
(II) LoadModule: "dri"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libdri.a
(II) Module dri: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading sub module "drm"
(II) LoadModule: "drm"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/linux/libdrm.a
(II) Module drm: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading extension XFree86-DRI
(II) LoadModule: "glx"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libglx.a
(II) Module glx: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading sub module "GLcore"
(II) LoadModule: "GLcore"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libGLcore.a
(II) Module GLcore: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading extension GLX
(II) LoadModule: "record"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/librecord.a
(II) Module record: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.13.0
Module class: XFree86 Server Extension
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading extension RECORD
(II) LoadModule: "xtrap"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/extensions/libxtrap.a
(II) Module xtrap: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: XFree86 Server Extension
ABI class: XFree86 Server Extension, version 0.2
(II) Loading extension DEC-XTRAP
(II) LoadModule: "speedo"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libspeedo.a
(II) Module speedo: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.1
Module class: XFree86 Font Renderer
ABI class: XFree86 Font Renderer, version 0.4
(II) Loading font Speedo
(II) LoadModule: "type1"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/fonts/libtype1.a
(II) Module type1: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.2
Module class: XFree86 Font Renderer
ABI class: XFree86 Font Renderer, version 0.4
(II) Loading font Type1
(II) Loading font CID
(II) LoadModule: "sis"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/sis_drv.o
(II) Module sis: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 0.6.0
Module class: XFree86 Video Driver
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
(II) LoadModule: "mouse"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/input/mouse_drv.o
(II) Module mouse: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: XFree86 XInput Driver
ABI class: XFree86 XInput driver, version 0.4
(II) SIS: driver for SiS chipsets: SIS5597/5598, SIS530/620,
SIS6326/AGP/DVD, SIS300/305, SIS630/730, SIS540, SIS315, SIS315H,
SIS315PRO, SIS550, SIS650/M650/651/740, SIS330(Xabre)
(II) Primary Device is: PCI 01:00:0
(--) Chipset SIS315PRO found

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Old 03-29-2003, 03:11 PM   #10
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I hope this is ok!

(II) resource ranges after xf86ClaimFixedResources() call:
[0] -1 0 0xffe00000 - 0xffffffff (0x200000) MX[B](B)
[1] -1 0 0x00100000 - 0x3fffffff (0x3ff00000) MX[B]E(B)
[2] -1 0 0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
[3] -1 0 0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
[4] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
[5] -1 0 0xcffdd000 - 0xcffddfff (0x1000) MX[B]
[6] -1 0 0xcffff000 - 0xcfffffff (0x1000) MX[B]
[7] -1 0 0xcfffe000 - 0xcfffefff (0x1000) MX[B]
[8] -1 0 0xd0000000 - 0xcfffffff (0x0) MX[B]O
[9] -1 0 0xcfeb0000 - 0xcfebffff (0x10000) MX[B](B)
[10] -1 0 0xcfec0000 - 0xcfefffff (0x40000) MX[B](B)
[11] -1 0 0xb0000000 - 0xbfffffff (0x10000000) MX[B](B)
[12] -1 0 0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
[13] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x000000ff (0x100) IX[B]
[14] -1 0 0x0000cc00 - 0x0000ccff (0x100) IX[B]
[15] -1 0 0x0000d800 - 0x0000d83f (0x40) IX[B]
[16] -1 0 0x0000dc00 - 0x0000dcff (0x100) IX[B]
[17] -1 0 0x0000d000 - 0x0000d07f (0x80) IX[B]
[18] -1 0 0x0000d400 - 0x0000d4ff (0x100) IX[B]
[19] -1 0 0x0000ff00 - 0x0000ff0f (0x10) IX[B]
[20] -1 0 0x0000ac00 - 0x0000ac7f (0x80) IX[B](B)
(II) resource ranges after probing:
[0] -1 0 0xffe00000 - 0xffffffff (0x200000) MX[B](B)
[1] -1 0 0x00100000 - 0x3fffffff (0x3ff00000) MX[B]E(B)
[2] -1 0 0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
[3] -1 0 0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
[4] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
[5] -1 0 0xcffdd000 - 0xcffddfff (0x1000) MX[B]
[6] -1 0 0xcffff000 - 0xcfffffff (0x1000) MX[B]
[7] -1 0 0xcfffe000 - 0xcfffefff (0x1000) MX[B]
[8] -1 0 0xd0000000 - 0xcfffffff (0x0) MX[B]O
[9] -1 0 0xcfeb0000 - 0xcfebffff (0x10000) MX[B](B)
[10] -1 0 0xcfec0000 - 0xcfefffff (0x40000) MX[B](B)
[11] -1 0 0xb0000000 - 0xbfffffff (0x10000000) MX[B](B)
[12] 0 0 0x000a0000 - 0x000affff (0x10000) MS[B]
[13] 0 0 0x000b0000 - 0x000b7fff (0x8000) MS[B]
[14] 0 0 0x000b8000 - 0x000bffff (0x8000) MS[B]
[15] -1 0 0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
[16] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x000000ff (0x100) IX[B]
[17] -1 0 0x0000cc00 - 0x0000ccff (0x100) IX[B]
[18] -1 0 0x0000d800 - 0x0000d83f (0x40) IX[B]
[19] -1 0 0x0000dc00 - 0x0000dcff (0x100) IX[B]
[20] -1 0 0x0000d000 - 0x0000d07f (0x80) IX[B]
[21] -1 0 0x0000d400 - 0x0000d4ff (0x100) IX[B]
[22] -1 0 0x0000ff00 - 0x0000ff0f (0x10) IX[B]
[23] -1 0 0x0000ac00 - 0x0000ac7f (0x80) IX[B](B)
[24] 0 0 0x000003b0 - 0x000003bb (0xc) IS[B]
[25] 0 0 0x000003c0 - 0x000003df (0x20) IS[B]
(II) Setting vga for screen 0.
(II) Loading sub module "vgahw"
(II) LoadModule: "vgahw"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libvgahw.a
(II) Module vgahw: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 0.1.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
(II) SIS(0): SiS driver (31/01/03-1) by Thomas Winischhofer <thomas@winischhofer.net>
(II) SIS(0): See http://www.winischhofer.net/linuxsisvga.shtml for documentation and updates
(--) SIS(0): This adapter is primary display adapter
(II) SIS(0): vgaHWGetIOBase: hwp->IOBase is 0x03d0, hwp->PIOOffset is 0x0000
(II) Loading sub module "ramdac"
(II) LoadModule: "ramdac"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libramdac.a
(II) Module ramdac: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 0.1.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
(--) SIS(0): Relocated IO registers at 0xAC00
(==) SIS(0): Depth 8, (==) framebuffer bpp 8
(==) SIS(0): Default visual is PseudoColor
(==) SIS(0): Using gamma correction (1.0, 1.0, 1.0)
(--) SIS(0): Video BIOS version "1.09b " found at 0xc0000
(==) SIS(0): Using HW cursor
(==) SIS(0): Color HW cursor is enabled
(==) SIS(0): Usage of built-in modes is enabled
(--) SIS(0): Video ROM data usage is enabled
(--) SIS(0): Detected DRAM type: Single Channel 1 rank SDR SDRAM
(--) SIS(0): Detected memory clock: 143.180 MHz
(--) SIS(0): Detected DRAM bus width: 128 bit
(--) SIS(0): Linear framebuffer at 0xB0000000
(--) SIS(0): MMIO registers at 0xCFEC0000
(--) SIS(0): VideoRAM: 65536 KB
(II) SIS(0): Using 64992K of framebuffer memory
(--) SIS(0): Hardware supports one video overlay
(--) SIS(0): Using Xv overlay on CRT1
(--) SIS(0): Memory bandwidth at 8 bpp is 2290.88 MHz
(II) Loading sub module "ddc"
(II) LoadModule: "ddc"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libddc.a
(II) Module ddc: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
(--) SIS(0): CRT1 DDC supported
(--) SIS(0): CRT1 DDC level: 2
(--) SIS(0): DDC monitor info:
(II) SIS(0): Manufacturer: CTX Model: 3700 Serial#: 0
(II) SIS(0): Year: 2002 Week: 0
(II) SIS(0): EDID Version: 1.1
(II) SIS(0): Analog Display Input, Input Voltage Level: 0.700/0.300 V
(II) SIS(0): Signal levels configurable
(II) SIS(0): Sync: Separate CompositeSerration on. V.Sync Pulse req. if CompSync or SyncOnGreen
(II) SIS(0): Max H-Image Size [cm]: horiz.: 36 vert.: 27
(II) SIS(0): Gamma: 2.10
(II) SIS(0): DPMS capabilities: StandBy Suspend Off; RGB/Color Display
(II) SIS(0): redX: 0.627 redY: 0.336 greenX: 0.279 greenY: 0.588
(II) SIS(0): blueX: 0.143 blueY: 0.059 whiteX: 0.281 whiteY: 0.311
(II) SIS(0): Supported VESA Video Modes:
(II) SIS(0): 720x400@70Hz
(II) SIS(0): 640x480@60Hz
(II) SIS(0): 640x480@67Hz
(II) SIS(0): 640x480@72Hz
(II) SIS(0): 640x480@75Hz
(II) SIS(0): 800x600@56Hz
(II) SIS(0): 800x600@60Hz
(II) SIS(0): 800x600@72Hz
(II) SIS(0): 800x600@75Hz
(II) SIS(0): 832x624@75Hz
(II) SIS(0): 1024x768@87Hz (interlaced)
(II) SIS(0): 1024x768@60Hz
(II) SIS(0): 1024x768@70Hz
(II) SIS(0): 1024x768@75Hz
(II) SIS(0): 1280x1024@75Hz
(II) SIS(0): 1152x870@75Hz
(II) SIS(0): Manufacturer's mask: 0
(II) SIS(0): Supported Future Video Modes:
(II) SIS(0): #0: hsize: 640 vsize 480 refresh: 120 vid: 31793
(II) SIS(0): #1: hsize: 800 vsize 600 refresh: 120 vid: 31813
(II) SIS(0): #2: hsize: 1024 vsize 768 refresh: 100 vid: 26721
(II) SIS(0): #3: hsize: 1152 vsize 864 refresh: 100 vid: 26737
(II) SIS(0): #4: hsize: 1280 vsize 1024 refresh: 85 vid: 39297
(II) SIS(0): #5: hsize: 1600 vsize 1200 refresh: 75 vid: 20393
(II) SIS(0): Supported additional Video Mode:
(II) SIS(0): clock: 36.0 MHz Image Size: 350 x 260 mm
(II) SIS(0): h_active: 640 h_sync: 672 h_sync_end 720 h_blank_end 832 h_border: 0
(II) SIS(0): v_active: 480 v_sync: 481 v_sync_end 484 v_blanking: 509 v_border: 0
(II) SIS(0): Supported additional Video Mode:
(II) SIS(0): clock: 56.2 MHz Image Size: 350 x 260 mm
(II) SIS(0): h_active: 800 h_sync: 832 h_sync_end 896 h_blank_end 1048 h_border: 0
(II) SIS(0): v_active: 600 v_sync: 601 v_sync_end 604 v_blanking: 631 v_border: 0
(II) SIS(0): Supported additional Video Mode:
(II) SIS(0): clock: 94.5 MHz Image Size: 350 x 260 mm
(II) SIS(0): h_active: 1024 h_sync: 1072 h_sync_end 1168 h_blank_end 1376 h_border: 0
(II) SIS(0): v_active: 768 v_sync: 769 v_sync_end 772 v_blanking: 808 v_border: 0
(II) SIS(0): Ranges: V min: 50 V max: 160 Hz, H min: 30 H max: 95 kHz, PixClock max 2550 MHz
(--) SIS(0): End of DDC monitor info
(==) SIS(0): Min pixel clock is 12 MHz
(--) SIS(0): Max pixel clock is 390 MHz
(II) SIS(0): Replaced entire mode list with built-in modes
(II) SIS(0): "Unknown reason" in the following list means that the mode
(II) SIS(0): is not supported on the chipset/bridge/current output device.
(II) SIS(0): Monitor0: Using hsync range of 45.00-90.00 kHz
(II) SIS(0): Monitor0: Using vrefresh range of 75.00-120.00 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Clock range: 12.00 to 390.00 MHz
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "800x600" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "800x600" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "800x600" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "800x600" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "640x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "640x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "640x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "640x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "640x480" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "640x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "640x400" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "720x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "720x576" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1024x768" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1024x768" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1024x768" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1024x768" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x1024" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x1024" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1600x1200" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1600x1200" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1600x1200" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1600x1200" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1600x1200" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1600x1200" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1600x1200" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "512x384" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1920x1440" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1920x1440" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1920x1440" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1920x1440" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1920x1440" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1920x1440" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "2048x1536" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "2048x1536" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "2048x1536" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "2048x1536" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "2048x1536" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "800x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1024x576" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x720" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x720" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x960" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x768" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1400x1050" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "848x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "848x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "856x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "856x480" (hsync out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1360x768" (vrefresh out of range)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1400x1050" (width too large for virtual size)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x1024" (width too large for virtual size)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x1024" (width too large for virtual size)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x960" (width too large for virtual size)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1152x864" (width too large for virtual size)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1152x864" (width too large for virtual size)
(II) SIS(0): Not using default mode "1280x720" (width too large for virtual size)
(--) SIS(0): Virtual size is 1024x768 (pitch 1024)
(**) SIS(0): *Default mode "1024x768": 113.3 MHz, 81.4 kHz, 100.0 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "1024x768" 113.35 1024 1096 1208 1392 768 769 772 814 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): *Default mode "800x600": 84.0 MHz, 77.2 kHz, 120.1 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "800x600" 84.00 800 856 944 1088 600 601 604 643 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): *Default mode "640x480": 52.4 MHz, 61.7 kHz, 119.9 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "640x480" 52.35 640 680 744 848 480 481 484 515 -hsync -vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "1024x768": 94.5 MHz, 68.7 kHz, 85.0 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "1024x768" 94.50 1024 1072 1168 1376 768 769 772 808 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "1024x768": 78.7 MHz, 60.0 kHz, 75.0 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "1024x768" 78.75 1024 1040 1136 1312 768 769 772 800 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "1024x576": 94.5 MHz, 69.9 kHz, 86.5 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "1024x576" 94.50 1024 1072 1168 1352 576 690 694 808 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "1024x576": 78.7 MHz, 60.0 kHz, 75.0 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "1024x576" 78.75 1024 1040 1136 1312 576 686 690 800 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "800x600": 68.2 MHz, 63.6 kHz, 100.0 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "800x600" 68.18 800 848 936 1072 600 601 604 636 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "800x600": 56.2 MHz, 53.7 kHz, 85.1 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "800x600" 56.25 800 832 896 1048 600 601 604 631 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "800x600": 49.5 MHz, 46.9 kHz, 75.0 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "800x600" 49.52 800 816 896 1056 600 601 604 625 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "800x480": 56.2 MHz, 53.7 kHz, 85.2 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "800x480" 56.25 800 832 896 1048 480 554 557 630 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "800x480": 49.5 MHz, 46.9 kHz, 75.1 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "800x480" 49.52 800 816 896 1056 480 551 554 624 +hsync +vsync
(**) SIS(0): Default mode "640x480": 43.3 MHz, 51.1 kHz, 100.3 Hz
(II) SIS(0): Modeline "640x480" 43.29 640 680 744 848 480 481 484 509 -hsync -vsync
(--) SIS(0): Display dimensions: (360, 270) mm
(--) SIS(0): DPI set to (72, 72)
(II) Loading sub module "fb"
(II) LoadModule: "fb"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libfb.a
(II) Module fb: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
ABI class: XFree86 ANSI C Emulation, version 0.2
(II) SIS(0): Accel enabled
(II) Loading sub module "xaa"
(II) LoadModule: "xaa"
(II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libxaa.a
(II) Module xaa: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
compiled for 4.3.0, module version = 1.1.0
ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
(II) do I need RAC? No, I don't.
(II) resource ranges after preInit:
[0] 0 0 0xcfec0000 - 0xcfefffff (0x40000) MX[B]
[1] 0 0 0xb0000000 - 0xbfffffff (0x10000000) MX[B]
[2] -1 0 0xffe00000 - 0xffffffff (0x200000) MX[B](B)
[3] -1 0 0x00100000 - 0x3fffffff (0x3ff00000) MX[B]E(B)
[4] -1 0 0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
[5] -1 0 0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
[6] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
[7] -1 0 0xcffdd000 - 0xcffddfff (0x1000) MX[B]
[8] -1 0 0xcffff000 - 0xcfffffff (0x1000) MX[B]
[9] -1 0 0xcfffe000 - 0xcfffefff (0x1000) MX[B]
[10] -1 0 0xd0000000 - 0xcfffffff (0x0) MX[B]O
[11] -1 0 0xcfeb0000 - 0xcfebffff (0x10000) MX[B](B)
[12] -1 0 0xcfec0000 - 0xcfefffff (0x40000) MX[B](B)
[13] -1 0 0xb0000000 - 0xbfffffff (0x10000000) MX[B](B)
[14] 0 0 0x000a0000 - 0x000affff (0x10000) MS[B](OprU)
[15] 0 0 0x000b0000 - 0x000b7fff (0x8000) MS[B](OprU)
[16] 0 0 0x000b8000 - 0x000bffff (0x8000) MS[B](OprU)
[17] 0 0 0x0000ac00 - 0x0000ac7f (0x80) IX[B]
[18] -1 0 0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
[19] -1 0 0x00000000 - 0x000000ff (0x100) IX[B]
[20] -1 0 0x0000cc00 - 0x0000ccff (0x100) IX[B]
[21] -1 0 0x0000d800 - 0x0000d83f (0x40) IX[B]
[22] -1 0 0x0000dc00 - 0x0000dcff (0x100) IX[B]
[23] -1 0 0x0000d000 - 0x0000d07f (0x80) IX[B]
[24] -1 0 0x0000d400 - 0x0000d4ff (0x100) IX[B]
[25] -1 0 0x0000ff00 - 0x0000ff0f (0x10) IX[B]
[26] -1 0 0x0000ac00 - 0x0000ac7f (0x80) IX[B](B)
[27] 0 0 0x000003b0 - 0x000003bb (0xc) IS[B]
[28] 0 0 0x000003c0 - 0x000003df (0x20) IS[B]
(II) SIS(0): vgaHWGetIOBase: hwp->IOBase is 0x03d0, hwp->PIOOffset is 0xa880
(==) SIS(0): Write-combining range (0xb0000000,0x4000000)
(II) SIS(0): VBFlags=0x20080000
(--) SIS(0): Before: CR30=0x00, CR31=0x00, CR32=0x20, CR33=0x00, CR38=0x00
(II) SIS(0): After: CR30=0x00, CR31=0x64, CR33=0x06
(II) SIS(0): Setting mode 0x38
(--) SIS(0): (init: VBType=0x0000, VBInfo=0x0000)
(NI) SIS(0): DRI not supported on this chipset
(II) SIS(0): Frame Buffer From (0,0) To (1024,32767)
(II) SIS(0): Using XFree86 Acceleration Architecture (XAA)
Screen to screen bit blits
Solid filled rectangles
8x8 mono pattern filled rectangles
Indirect CPU to Screen color expansion
Solid Lines
Dashed Lines
Offscreen Pixmaps
Setting up tile and stipple cache:
32 128x128 slots
32 256x256 slots
16 512x512 slots
(==) SIS(0): Backing store disabled
(==) SIS(0): Silken mouse enabled
(**) Option "dpms"
(**) SIS(0): DPMS enabled
(II) SIS(0): Using SiS300/310/325 series HW Xv on CRT1
(II) SIS(0): Direct rendering disabled
(==) RandR enabled
(II) Setting vga for screen 0.
(II) Initializing built-in extension MIT-SHM
(II) Initializing built-in extension XInputExtension
(II) Initializing built-in extension XTEST
(II) Initializing built-in extension XKEYBOARD
(II) Initializing built-in extension LBX
(II) Initializing built-in extension XC-APPGROUP
(II) Initializing built-in extension SECURITY
(II) Initializing built-in extension XINERAMA
(II) Initializing built-in extension XFree86-Bigfont
(II) Initializing built-in extension RENDER
(II) Initializing built-in extension RANDR
(**) Option "Protocol" "auto"
(**) Mouse0: Protocol: "auto"
(**) Option "CorePointer"
(**) Mouse0: Core Pointer
(**) Option "Device" "/dev/mouse"
(**) Mouse0: Emulate3Buttons, Emulate3Timeout: 50
(==) Mouse0: Buttons: 3
(II) Keyboard "Keyboard0" handled by legacy driver
(II) XINPUT: Adding extended input device "Mouse0" (type: MOUSE)
(--) Mouse0: PnP-detected protocol: "ImPS/2"
(II) Mouse0: ps2EnableDataReporting: succeeded

Thanks In Advance for looking this over.
 
Old 03-30-2003, 02:12 AM   #11
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I still think your horizontal and vertical frequencies are screwed up--get your monitor owner's manual and check for these or do a search at www.google.com/linux for it. Also, I noticed you've got a SIS315PRO. I looked at XFree86.org and it doesn't seem to mention that chipset as being supported. However, at http://www.winischhofer.net/linuxsisvga.shtml it says it is supported. I'm not sure what's correct here.

Also, when you upgraded your X, did you get the development packages and upgrade them as well? If not, do it. You can also download the SiS X driver for XFree86 4.3.0 from http://www.winischhofer.net/linuxsisvga.shtml#download to get the "latest" that should be compatible with your card if you haven't already. Make sure you get the correct one--one will work with gcc 2.95 and the other with gcc 3.2. Find out which on you've got and go from there. I hope this helps you out some.
 
Old 03-31-2003, 02:15 PM   #12
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Bummer...

I was really hoping that this log could shed more light on the subject. I can hardly believe I've been so stuck so long on this. I'm really motivated to learn Linux, but this has been a lesson in frustration... fortunately, I'm confident it's not a lesson in futility.

Thanks Texicle for looking this over. It appears that the updated driver from Winischhoffer is embedded in XFree86 version 4.3.0 there are credits given to him within this log on about the 58th line of part2 of the log post.

Development Packages? Hmm, I guess I better look into that.

I don't understand why I get all of those "... out of range" notices that are not error messages? I have the owners manual for the Monitor and I actually made the horizontal and vertical frequencies a slightly narrower range than the chart indicated. I rounded the numbers away from the limits to the next whole number.

Comments and suggestions welcome...
Thanks in Advance
 
Old 03-31-2003, 02:40 PM   #13
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I know that when I upgraded my X I had to upgrade the development packages as well or else some programs (*cough* mplayer) wouldn't work properly. It should be called something along the lines of

xfree86-4.3.0-devel

Keep plugging away at this, as I'm sure you'll get it going. Also, rerun redhat-config-xfree86 as root and enter the horizontal and vertical frequencies exactly as they appear in your owner's manual. Also, try going with the lowest default depth and resolution before going to better looking resolutions. If you can get this going then we've got a good starting point.

Just so you know, I had an old Trident TGUI9660 vid card that was supposedly supported that I couldn't get to work as well. I ended up getting a used S3 ViRGE/DX card from a friend for like 5 bucks and now my X works perfectly. I would check around to see if anyone you know has any vid cards kicking around that they don't need--(I might be getting a geforce2 soon from a friend that can't get it to work on his Windows XP box --if I can get it to work on my box that is). Used cards don't necessarily mean bad cards. Perhaps another vid card is in order? Just a thought.

Hopefully someone else will join in this thread to lend other suggestions as well.
 
  


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