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Old 11-11-2003, 04:24 PM   #1
0m3rta
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XFree86 Problems


I'm using RedHat 9 and i'm running it on a HP Pavilion ZE4427wm laptop.

I dual boot with XP and everything has been running fine.

But, I made the mistake of changing the video card config from Vesa to the ATI drivers.

Needless to say I can't get into X anymore.

But the odd part is, when I run config on X it's fully automated and doesn't let me manually set it back to Vesa. Is there a command I can use at root to switch the drivers?

Thanks.

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Old 11-11-2003, 04:28 PM   #2
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you can as well edit your XF86config file in console and remove the ati driver
 
Old 11-11-2003, 04:29 PM   #3
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One thing I forgot to mention...

I'm a complete and total n00b...

 
Old 11-11-2003, 06:54 PM   #4
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My webpage

http://users.actrix.co.nz/michael/radeon9200.html

Has some instructions for forcing a re-install of the default XFree86 radeon drivers. I can't promise what worked for me will work for you. But if you want to give it a go read the section titled:

"Detailed instructions for setting the ChipID"
 
  


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