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Old 06-22-2004, 05:45 PM   #31
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Sorry posted too fast, realize after the're was 2 page. Forgat my stupid question.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 01:08 AM   #32
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Hi all. My 400mhz celleron is slow even in icewm but I think it has to do with the "can't find fb0" mesg I get on boot. I'm using an ati all-in-wonder pci crd w/a whooping 8mb ram. I even installed ati drivers I found somewhere. Ideas on fb0?
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Old 07-05-2004, 04:24 AM   #33
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if your X server is using the frame buffer driver, X will be slow on any machine.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 09:46 AM   #34
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Ok, thanks. Could you give me a starting point as to where to corect this in Mandrake 9.1?
Thanks for taking the time.
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Old 07-05-2004, 02:17 PM   #35
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i don't know a quick way for you to check whether your X server is using the framebuffer driver, but you can check at xfree86.org to see if your video card is supported.
 
Old 07-07-2004, 09:56 AM   #36
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I don't think it is or I wouldn't get "modprob: can't locate fb0" on booting. Guess I just need more cpu.
Thanks
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Old 07-07-2004, 07:37 PM   #37
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that can't find fb0 message is probably for a text console. not for X.
 
Old 07-07-2004, 10:18 PM   #38
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Ok well if you or anyone else have hints on squeezing speed out of my system I'm open to any.
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