Linux on a laptop - me too
rasjidw at openminddev.net
Sat Sep 21 11:50:40 EST 2002
On Sat, 21 Sep 2002 11:10 am, Neil Pickford wrote:
> I am trying to set up X under 2.2.19 on a Toshiba 460CDT
> Linux command line console is ok but I cannot get X 4.1.0 to start.
> Keeps bombing with a fatal server error.
> Caught Signal 11. Server Aborting
What does the logfile say? (/var/log/XFree86.0.log)
> I have tried various suggestions for XF86config but have not found
> even a base configuration that works. KDE does not work either but
> I suspect that is because X11 server is not working.
There is no suspect to that. KDE needs a running XServer! It's going to have
a hard time displaying anything without one.
> Has anyone else succeeded with getting X running on this type of
> It uses a Chips & Tech 65554 video LCD driver with 2 MB of video
> memory. One reference said that Version 4 of X did not work on
> Toshiba Laptops - Do I have to try a version 3 build? I am thinking
> of regressing to 2.2.13 to see if that works.
According the the xfree website, that chipset is supported by both 3.3.6 and
4.2.1. See http://www.xfree86.org/current/Status8.html#8
I have no idea if it is supported by 4.1.0, it may not be.
I think it is far more likely to be your Xconfig file or the Xserver version
that needs changing than the Linux kernel.
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