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Old 11-23-2002, 12:49 PM   #1
mattMonkey
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Angry X crashes


I have just installed RH 7.3 on my IBM T21 and am getting intermittent crashes in X, I think its X anyway. My guess is that it might be the video driver, but I don't know how to go about reconfiguring it, selecting another driver, etc... Can someone point me in the right direction?

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-matt
 
Old 11-23-2002, 01:34 PM   #2
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AsI understand from a google search it is an IBM thinkpad with savage video chip get the drivers at http://www.probo.com/timr/savage40.html
also per-use http://www.math.vt.edu/people/borgga...1_redhat7.html
the page is about RH7 on that particular laptop, but the steps should be identical except getting XFree86-4.x.x - RH7.3 already ships with 4.0
 
Old 11-24-2002, 01:30 PM   #3
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Sorted!

Thanks for the info. Between looking at that page you gave me, plus running Xconfigure, the problem seems to have gone away.

Thanks again for the info.

-Matt
 
  


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