Having problems setting up xorg.conf in Gentoo 2004.3
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First, I'll say windowsrefugeeX, that I can almost quote that page, chapter and verse, I've read it so many times. There is not enough detail for my specific system. Which is why I requested a sample to use as reference.
Second, I posted this request on Gentoo Forums at about 7:30 am CDT and had not received a reply when I decided to post here.
Lastly, by reading Gentoos "How To", was lead to performing the action that sigsegv suggested, which as windowsrefugeeX stated, does not always work.
I have a Rage 128. You have a Radeon. The 7500 is supported by xorg. Here's my file. Change r128 to radeon. What do you have for a monitor? That seems to be the biggest showstopper for many people. They don't have the right parameters for hsync and vert refresh.
This gives me a 1024x768@85hz screen. Hardware acceleration is enabled as well (but only with xorg 6.8.0; 6.8.2 has a 3d error for my card). I hope that this helps.
edit: I just wanted to point out that I've had this file for a while, so you'll notice that I have the composite section there, but commented out. An FYI for those who don't know, composite is a feature of 6.8.1 and later. It wouldn't work on my current setup, even if it didn't conflict with hardware acceleration - which it does.
Last edited by vectordrake; 04-01-2005 at 09:31 PM.