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Old 11-28-2005, 08:51 PM   #1
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I need help with my ati video card

My graphic card work ok but I want to enable 3d so My brothers could Play Games, They use Microsoft window to play pc games such as quake 3, Need for speed etc, so this a great oppertunity for my brothers to use Linux. My winbox crash and there are complianing to me to fix the damm think

anyhow I got the ati driver and configure my xorg when I stop and restart my gdm I can't login in to my desktop, I am using ubuntu 5.10, i am using 2.6.12-10-386 kernal so hear the xorg

# /etc/X11/xorg.conf (xorg X Window System server configuration file)
# This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Configuration tool, using
# values from the debconf database.
# Edit this file with caution, and see the /etc/X11/xorg.conf manual page.
# (Type "man /etc/X11/xorg.conf" at the shell prompt.)
# This file is automatically updated on xserver-xorg package upgrades *only*
# if it has not been modified since the last upgrade of the xserver-xorg
# package.
# If you have edited this file but would like it to be automatically updated
# again, run the following command:
# sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg

Section "Files"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/misc"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/cyrillic"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/100dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi/:unscaled"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/Type1"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/CID"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/100dpi"
FontPath "/usr/share/X11/fonts/75dpi"
# paths to defoma fonts
FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType"
FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/CID"

Section "Module"
Load "GLcore"
Load "dbe"
Load "ddc"
Load "GLcore"
Load "glx"
Load "dri"
SubSection "extmod"
option "omit xfree86-dga"
Load "freetype"
Load "int10"
Load "record"
Load "type1"
Load "vbe"

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Generic Keyboard"
Driver "kbd"
Option "CoreKeyboard"
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc104"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Configured Mouse"
Driver "mouse"
Option "CorePointer"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Protocol" "ImPS/2"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "true"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"

Section "Device"
Identifier "ATI Technologies, Inc. Rage XL"
Driver "fglrx"
BusID "PCI:0:8:0"
#====Video Overlay for the Xv extension ====
option "VideoOverlay" "on"
option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
option "UseInternalAGPGART" "no"
Section "Monitor"
Identifier "Generic Monitor"
Option "DPMS"
HorizSync 28-51
VertRefresh 43-60

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "ATI Technologies, Inc. Rage XL"
Monitor "Generic Monitor"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
"1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
SubSection "Display"
800x600" "640x480"
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen "Default Screen"
InputDevice "Generic Keyboard"
InputDevice "Configured Mouse"

Section "DRI"
Mode 0666
Old 06-25-2006, 10:15 PM   #2
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Location: Moody, AL
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What does your xorg log look like? Or just run startx instead of starting gdm and tell us what the output is.


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