Laptop and FreeBSD.

Dominic Mitchell dom at happygiraffe.net
Tue May 22 09:08:59 BST 2001


On Tue, May 22, 2001 at 09:08:51AM +0100, Jason Corcoran wrote:
> Hi List,
> 
> I got my hands on a new laptop at the weekend.
> 
> Advent 5372.
> 
> Pro 700 MHz
> Mem 128 MB
> HD    6GB
> DVD Drive.
> and Windows ME.
> 
> As soon as I got it out of the box I installed FreeBSD 4.2-release. But I am 
> having some problems with the X Config. It uses a SiS 630 Graphics Chip 8Mb. 
> But I can't get it to work. A lad at work said I should try use a frame 
> buffer config. How do I achieve this??

That's a Linux thing, and not something you can do under FreeBSD
(AFAIK).

What does the utility SuperProbe say when you run it from the command
line?

-Dom




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