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Old 03-12-2005, 09:56 PM   #1
scottious
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help! cannot run in framebuffer mode


I'm having major issues here.

After "emerge gnome" which took hours, I tried to start x and get an error like this:

Fatal server error:
cannot run in framebuffer mode
please specify busIDs for all framebuffer devices


I'm using a radeon 9800 pro, so I'm assuming that uses framebuffer support. How do I go about fixing this problem?
 
Old 03-12-2005, 10:52 PM   #2
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Have you configured xorg?
http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/xorg-config.xml
 
  


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