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Old 11-26-2004, 05:40 PM   #1
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Trying to figure XFree version?


I downloaded the check.sh file from ATI since they suggested doing that to check for the version of XFree86 that I'm running. I need to know so I can download the correct driver. After running the file I get this error:

=====================================================================
ATI Technologies
=====================================================================
Your possibly not running this script from the console
or maybe you simply dont have the console ownership.
Unable to determine XFree86 Version. Stopping now.

I am running the console as SU so I should have console ownership. I also exited to console only but still the same error appears. Anyone know of another way to check what version I got with Federo 3.0?
Thanks
 
Old 11-26-2004, 07:23 PM   #2
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xdpyinfo will tell you. Run it in a console.
 
Old 11-26-2004, 07:35 PM   #3
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Try su - instead of su. What does man xorgcfg say? There should be a -v or -version option?
good luck.
 
Old 11-27-2004, 12:14 AM   #4
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Originally posted by jtshaw
xdpyinfo will tell you. Run it in a console.
This is what I get. I guess I have X.Org version of 6.8.1 or is it 11? This isn't any of the choices on the ATI web site. I think they say 4.3, 4.2 or 4.1

name of display: :0.0
version number: 11.0
vendor string: The X.Org Foundation
vendor release number: 60801000
X.Org version: 6.8.1
maximum request size: 16777212 bytes
motion buffer size: 256
bitmap unit, bit order, padding: 32, LSBFirst, 32
image byte order: LSBFirst
number of supported pixmap formats: 7
supported pixmap formats:
depth 1, bits_per_pixel 1, scanline_pad 32
depth 4, bits_per_pixel 8, scanline_pad 32
depth 8, bits_per_pixel 8, scanline_pad 32
depth 15, bits_per_pixel 16, scanline_pad 32
depth 16, bits_per_pixel 16, scanline_pad 32
depth 24, bits_per_pixel 32, scanline_pad 32
depth 32, bits_per_pixel 32, scanline_pad 32
keycode range: minimum 8, maximum 255
focus: window 0x2a00018, revert to Parent
number of extensions: 30
BIG-REQUESTS
DAMAGE
DOUBLE-BUFFER
DPMS
Extended-Visual-Information
GLX
LBX
MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
MIT-SHM
MIT-SUNDRY-NONSTANDARD
RANDR
RECORD
RENDER
SECURITY
SGI-GLX
SHAPE
SYNC
TOG-CUP
X-Resource
XC-APPGROUP
XC-MISC
XFIXES
XFree86-Bigfont
XFree86-DGA
XFree86-Misc
XFree86-VidModeExtension
XInputExtension
XKEYBOARD
XTEST
XVideo
default screen number: 0
number of screens: 1

screen #0:
dimensions: 1024x768 pixels (333x241 millimeters)
resolution: 78x81 dots per inch
depths (7): 24, 1, 4, 8, 15, 16, 32
root window id: 0x40
depth of root window: 24 planes
number of colormaps: minimum 1, maximum 1
default colormap: 0x20
default number of colormap cells: 256
preallocated pixels: black 0, white 16777215
options: backing-store NO, save-unders NO
largest cursor: 64x64
current input event mask: 0xfa2033
KeyPressMask KeyReleaseMask EnterWindowMask
LeaveWindowMask ButtonMotionMask StructureNotifyMask
SubstructureNotifyMask SubstructureRedirectMask FocusChangeMask
PropertyChangeMask ColormapChangeMask
number of visuals: 8
default visual id: 0x23
visual:
visual id: 0x23
class: TrueColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
visual:
visual id: 0x24
class: TrueColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
visual:
visual id: 0x25
class: TrueColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
visual:
visual id: 0x26
class: TrueColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
visual:
visual id: 0x27
class: DirectColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
visual:
visual id: 0x28
class: DirectColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
visual:
visual id: 0x29
class: DirectColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
visual:
visual id: 0x2a
class: DirectColor
depth: 24 planes
available colormap entries: 256 per subfield
red, green, blue masks: 0xff0000, 0xff00, 0xff
significant bits in color specification: 8 bits
 
Old 11-27-2004, 12:16 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by Peacedog
Try su - instead of su. What does man xorgcfg say? There should be a -v or -version option?
good luck.
Do I run the man xorgcfg from the command line or is that a text file for viewing? Thanks
 
Old 11-29-2004, 07:46 AM   #6
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Do I run the man xorgcfg from the command line or is that a text file for viewing? Thanks
The command man xorgcfg from a terminal should show you the manual page. Generally speaking, the man command can be used to view any commands manual page available on your system.
good luck.
 
Old 07-04-2005, 01:59 PM   #7
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I have the same problem and this is what `man xorgcfg` gives me:

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
xorgcfg(1x) xorgcfg(1x)



NAME
xorgcfg - Graphical configuration tool for Xorg

SYNOPSIS
xorgcfg [-config xorg.conf] [-modulepath moduledir] [-fontpath fonts‐
dir] [-toolkitoption ...]

*
*Lots of detailed info follows*
*

X.Org Version 6.8.2 xorgcfg(1x)
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

It looks like I'm using version 6.8.2. Therefore, I believe Groundhog is
using 6.8.1, since xdpyinfo spit out 60802000 for me.
 
Old 07-04-2005, 10:49 PM   #8
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Hello Groundhog1248,

Fedora Core 3 doesn't use XFree86 it is using x11 see http://www.x.org

I'm sure that ATI has drivers that work with X11
 
  


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