[Grml] Re: grml 0.8-rc1, X and ATI

T mlist4suntong at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 13 18:05:49 CEST 2006

On Sun, 13 Aug 2006 12:22:34 +0200, Tobias Klauser wrote:

> Hi,
> On 2006-08-12 at 19:21:53 +0200, T <mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I have an ATI card. I was not able to use Xorg in grml 0.7 except after
>> HD install.
>> Yesterday, I tried the grml 0.8-rc1 and found that I was still not able
>> to use X out of box.
>> I was trying to find an appropriate (fallback) driver for X, I tried:
>> grml-x -module ati
>> grml-x -module radeon
>> grml-x -module vesa
> Are these the exact commands you entered? No wonder they didn't work,
> you'd have to specify a window-manager (e.g. wm-ng, fluxbox)

Definitely I specified fluxbox. I omitted it to stress on the module use.

>> None can start X.
> What error message do you get. It's quite hard to guess why it doesn't
> work without a decent error message (or if there is none, a comment
> specifying this fact).
no screens found, No devices detected

>> Is it possible to use X without installing anything, ie. the ATI
>> proprietary driver fglrx?
> It surely is. I'm running it here with the radeon driver without any
> problems.

That encouraging, Thanks, Tobias. What's your model? 

Mine is ATI RADEON 9200SE

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