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Old 08-30-2005, 01:27 PM   #1
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Question Unable to Start Xserver w/AIW 7500


I'm very new to linux and I'm having a problem loading RH 9.0 on a Intel based system as follows:

P4 1.8Ghz Northwood
512mb RD-RAM
ATI AIW 7500 64MB
LG Flatron l1720b

When I try to boot I get this information:

Xfree86 Version 4.3.0 (Red Hat Linux release: 4.3.0-2)
Release Date: 27 February 2003
X protocal version 11, Revision 0, Release 6.6
Build Operating system: Linux 2.4.20-3bigmem I686 [ELF]
Build date: 27 Feb 2003.
Build Host:

Module loader present
OS kernel: linux version 2.4.20-8 (

(==) Log File: "/var/log/xfree86.0.log
(==) Using config file : "/etc/X11/XF86config"
(EE) RADEON (0): No valid mode found for this DFP/LCD

I Have tired to install several times trying different configs, I also tried to use just the standard VGA driver for the video card but noting works. I have been able to install fedora Core on the same machine with no problems.

I got this version of RH from a book ->>Red Hat Linux Bible - Christopher Negus.

If anyone has any ideas I would greatly apprecate it.


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