how about adding a video card?

Zbigniew Koziol softquake-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Tue Jul 22 13:49:36 UTC 2008


Perhaps a solution would be in adding a video card?

But how do I force the system to recognise and use another video card?

zb.

On 7/22/08, Zbigniew Koziol <softquake-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> On 7/22/08, John Vetterli <jvetterli-Rn4VEauK+AKRv+LV9MX5uipxlwaOVQ5f at public.gmane.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 11:44:28PM -0400, Zbigniew Koziol wrote:
> > > ...
> > > Now I have another problem. I took HD from the older machine (Linux)
> > > and put it in newer one. I can boot. I did even yum upgrade (this is
> > > now become 5.2 CentOS). But I can not start X. Video card is on
> > > motherboard. I have no idea what kind of video cheep it is. Looking to
> > > log files did not give me a clue.
> > > How can I at least have VGA mode? I dont want to use Windows ;) And I
> > > have a lot of valuable data on my Linux HD... ;(
> >
> > Have you tried running "Xorg -configure"?  Looking through the
> > config file that "-configure" generates is much easier than looking
> > through the log files.
>
> I did run Xorg -configure. It generates a file which however does not
> start X. The file content is somewhat strange. Since I am now on
> windows I can not cite. My understanding was, when reading the file
> that it had zeros instead of screan resolutions, or something like
> that. I guess the video is not recognized. But, what a sh*t, I should
> be able to have at least VGA mode, dont you think? And I do not know
> how to make it...
>
> >
> > HTH
> > JV
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