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Old 12-24-2004, 05:15 AM   #1
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XF86Config for Armada e500


Does anyone have a good XF86Config file for for my Compaq Armada e500? I can only find those for XFree86, and they give me a config file parse error. I read somewhere that the laptop's screen is capable of at least some 3D accelleration, but I don't know how to do this.

Old 12-24-2004, 11:49 AM   #2
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You need to give some information.

What distro are you using?
What is the problem with X that you are having?
Is X crashing, do you get errors when trying to start X, can't you set the display resolution that you want, are you trying to get a Nvidia controller to do what you want? ect.

If you are using XFree86, your config file is located at /etc/X11/XF86conf

If you are using Xorg then your config file is locate at /etc/X11/xorg.conf

If you are looking for video card drivers you may check the manufacturers web site.

You could also post your Xfree or xorg conf file for someone to look at.

Good luck
Old 12-24-2004, 01:35 PM   #3
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You should be able to get something working from those.

Last edited by rbochan; 12-24-2004 at 01:36 PM.


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