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Old 09-08-2003, 04:54 PM   #1
nitzee
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Unhappy Mandrake 9.0 - SiS 305 conflict


i was installing mandrake 9.0 on p4,256 sdram, sis 305 card but
installer only showed sis 300 as closest option ... as a result i think mandrake is almost installed except for X part,,,, can ne1 help... i am able login thru root in text mode ...
How can i configure linux to use my card ?
P.S. i dont know much abt linux and various comands just the bare minimum...

Nitzee
 
Old 09-09-2003, 06:58 AM   #2
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Re: Mandrake 9.0 - SiS 305 conflict

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Originally posted by nitzee
i was installing mandrake 9.0 on p4,256 sdram, sis 305 card but
installer only showed sis 300 as closest option ... as a result i think mandrake is almost installed except for X part,,,, can ne1 help... i am able login thru root in text mode ...
How can i configure linux to use my card ?
P.S. i dont know much abt linux and various comands just the bare minimum...

Nitzee
Hmm I assume that you would like to configure X ? Within mandrake the file is located: /usr/X11R6/bin/xf86cfg
 
Old 09-10-2003, 11:30 AM   #3
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thx for reply ...but
i dont know linux
what to do with that file ...
 
Old 09-10-2003, 01:52 PM   #4
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thx for reply ...but
i dont know linux
what to do with that file ...
Just run it. SU to root and type xf86cfg

A couple of questions will be asked, just follow them ...
 
Old 09-10-2003, 09:10 PM   #5
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thx again...
running that xf86cfg actually unloaded my mouse n some other driver(s) ... i was finally able to correct it using drakxconf .... neways now i do know what xf86cfg does ... thanks .. ur reply prompted me to try again.. hope to learn more frm u...
 
  


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