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Old 02-26-2002, 02:14 AM   #1
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Setting up ATI Rage LT Pro card under XFree86


I just recently got a brand new monitor (nice 19 in. too ). Now I should be able to finally get a decent resolution (i.e. 1600 x 1200 ). However, I haven't been able to.

I installed FreeBSD the other day to try it out. The XFree86 setup had my card, an old ATI Rage LT Pro, which allowed me to go up to 1600 x 1200 res. I uninstalled FreeBSD today to go back to Linux.

Before I never had to bother reconfiguring my video card, as my monitor sucked so bad I wouldn't be able to tell a difference. I first ran 'xf86config' but only one ATI card showed up. So I decided to update. I managed to update Xfreee86 all by myself the first try. I reran xf86config and to my dismay the ATI Rage LT Pro wasn't listen. I tried using some other drivers in some vein attempt to be able to run at 1600 x 1200 res, but to no avail.

Anyone have any suggestions as to what to do? I would love to actually be able to multitask without watching everything come tumbling down due to a shoddy OS (aka Windows ).

I also am still having trouble with my sound card. The post can be found here if you think you can help.

Your help is very much appreciated. Thanks.
 
Old 02-27-2002, 01:09 AM   #2
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There is some info on setting up X with your card here.
 
  


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