Re: Xconfigurator doesn't

Dan Burcaw (
Tue, 8 Jun 1999 17:34:55 -0600 (MDT)

On Tue, 8 Jun 1999, Giles A. Radford wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to configure X to work with my machine, I've downloaded
> the latest RPM of Xconfigurator (4.2.3-3a) and the latest XFree86 RPMs
> (
> Xconfigurator correctly detects my card (A Formac GA3) although it
> says I have 3MB RAM instead of 4MB - I assume this has something to do with
> BootX - however, after I put in some specs for my monitor (even the most
> basic: VGA, 640*480 at 8-bit colour) it still tells me that there is a
> problem with my configuration. The monitor is a CTX VL500.

Try without the "no video driver" option in bootX. Otherwise, Make sure
that you are trying to use the same resolution as you are running Mac OS
with. This is a drawback to using "no video driver"

> So- where do I go from here? I've tried various different
> configurations for my monitor- but I still can't get it working.
> Giles
> --
> Giles Anthony Radford writing from the University of Kent at Canterbury
> "To err is human- to moo bovine" - «¡Ni intentes pronunciar mi primer nombre!»


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