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egrep 1600x900 /var/log/Xorg.0.log

shows nothing. The log lists only the standard resolutions like 1024x768, 800x600, 640x480.

 

I can't boot into gui with openchrome, even if I set 1024x768.

 

I can't even set 24 bit colour with vesa, even though in the past I could with my 14 inch monitor.

 

(mod: you can delete the last 2 posts)

var.txt

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It says the openchrome driver

 

Requires :

rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1

libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1)

libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0)

libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1.3)

devel(libdrm)

libdrm.so.2

rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1

libc.so.6

libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3.4)

 

what are rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1 and rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1 ?

 

what is devel(libdrm) ? I have libdrm2-2.0.2, which has libdrm.so.2.

I also have libdrm2-devel-2.0.2 & libdrm2-static-devel-2.0.2

 

why these glibc_2.x ?

 

 

(Aussiejohn: did you get my message?)

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Yes I did and the job is finished. I will be dispatching Monday.

Was planning a message later tonight but spotted your note here.

 

Cheers. John.

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http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-485646.html

talks about installing openchrome. It was saying that some chipsets won't work with 3d, so add these to xorg

 

Section "Module"

Disable "glx"

Disable "xtrap"

Disable "record"

Disable "GLcore"

Disable "dri"

 

but it still didn't work. I attach the openchrome manual, which is in troff format.

openchrome.f.tar.gz

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