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Old 01-15-2004, 01:17 AM   #1
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Unable to Find a Valid Frame Buffer Device

Hi all, i am a newbie and i have a question to ask. I hope someone out there is able to help.

Here's my trouble:

I have installed Debian via net install, it worked really fine with it's cool apt-get and all. But the moment i type startx, it will show me these error:

Lots of these: Not loading .note. GNU-stack

(EE) Unable to find a valid framebuffer device
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usable configuartion

Fatal server error:
No screen found

I did a lspci, and it found the Matrox Mellinium II AGP correctly. Anyone knows how to fix this?

I have gone through xf86config, trying out all the variants of matroxes and even use the default set up, all give me the same error.

Currently using Slackware 9.1 at home, no problem. Wanted to install Slack on the offcice pc, but it failed at installation, it only allow Debian to install.

Thanks in advance!

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