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Old 12-06-2003, 09:59 AM   #1
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VESA incompatible with i815 video card; how can I fix?

Background info: running Slackware 9.1 on an Inspiron 2500, kernel 2.4.22; video card chipset: intel 815.

I've done some research, and discovered that VESA is incompatible with my videocard. I loaded the agp module, having read that that would fix something, but I'm still getting VESA errors when I run startx. I would greatly appreciate any advice on dealing with this situation.


Old 12-06-2003, 01:54 PM   #2
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So use the right driver instead of vesa.

Old 12-06-2003, 05:17 PM   #3
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All right, now I feel like an idiot. STFW, eh? *hits head*



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