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palamaman 10-12-2004 03:08 AM

pb whith videocard or screen
I have installed Mandrake 9.1 and X server doesn't work.
I can only loggin whith text mode.
I have :
Abit NF7
AMD Athlon XP 2600
Video card : Trident TGUI 9660
VideoScreen : AG Neovo F15

I don't know if I have problem whith the videoCard or the screen.

I'll put in the next thread the error message of XFree86.


darkleaf 10-12-2004 09:14 AM

Can you post the error message and your /etx/X11/XF86Config-4 file?

palamaman 10-12-2004 10:28 AM

This is the message when the server crash.

XFree86 Version 4.3.0
Release Date: 27 February 2003
X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating System: Linux 2.4.21-0.13mdksmp i686 [ELF]
Build Date: 12 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 Oct 9 00:05:27 2004
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config-4"
Using vt 7
(EE) TRIDENT(0): No valid modes found
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuration.

Fatal server error:
no screens found

When reporting a problem related to a server crash, please send
the full server output, not just the last messages.
This can be found in the log file "/var/log/XFree86.0.log".
Please report problems to

XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 0 requests (0 known processed) with 0 events remaining.

And this is the XFree86 configuration

# File generated by XFdrake.

# **********************************************************************
# Refer to the XF86Config man page for details about the format of
# this file.
# **********************************************************************

Section "Files"
# Multiple FontPath entries are allowed (they are concatenated together)
# By default, Mandrake 6.0 and later now use a font server independent of
# the X server to render fonts.
FontPath "unix/:-1"

Section "ServerFlags"
#DontZap # disable <Crtl><Alt><BS> (server abort)
AllowMouseOpenFail # allows the server to start up even if the mouse doesn't work
#DontZoom # disable <Crtl><Alt><KP_+>/<KP_-> (resolution switching)

Section "Module"
Load "dbe" # Double-Buffering Extension
Load "v4l" # Video for Linux
Load "extmod"
Load "type1"
Load "freetype"
Load "glx" # 3D layer

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard1"
Driver "Keyboard"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "fr"
Option "XkbCompat" ""
Option "XkbOptions" ""

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Mouse1"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "PS/2"
Option "Device" "/dev/psaux"
Option "Emulate3Buttons"
Option "Emulate3Timeout" "50"

Section "Monitor"
Identifier "monitor1"
VendorName "Plug'n Play"
HorizSync 30-62
VertRefresh 50-76

# Sony Vaio C1(X,XS,VE,VN)?
# 1024x480 @ 85.6 Hz, 48 kHz hsync
ModeLine "1024x480" 65.00 1024 1032 1176 1344 480 488 494 563 -hsync -vsync

# TV fullscreen mode or DVD fullscreen output.
# 768x576 @ 79 Hz, 50 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 50.00 768 832 846 1000 576 590 595 630

# 768x576 @ 100 Hz, 61.6 kHz hsync
ModeLine "768x576" 63.07 768 800 960 1024 576 578 590 616

Section "Device"
Identifier "device1"
VendorName "Trident Microsystems"
BoardName "Trident TGUI9660 (generic)"
Driver "trident"
Option "DPMS"

Section "Screen"
Identifier "screen1"
Device "device1"
Monitor "monitor1"
DefaultColorDepth 24

Subsection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Subsection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Subsection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Subsection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "layout1"
InputDevice "Keyboard1" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse1" "CorePointer"
Screen "screen1"

please help me:cry:

darkleaf 10-12-2004 10:52 AM

I always got that error when my video card wasn't configured properly. However I'm not familiair with your card and in your config file nothing really jumps out that seems wrong now. Maybe somebody else uses the same card. Maybe you can search with google on XF86Config-4 and your videocard to see if their part under Device1 is the same.

palamaman 10-22-2004 05:38 AM

I left the videoCard Trident it does not work
I have a Mtrox G400 now and it work.

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