[Novalug] ATI ES1000 video CentOS 5.1 question
dave at dmallwitz.net
Mon Aug 18 15:27:56 EDT 2008
In your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, under the "Device" section, change the
Driver line to read:
And then do an "init 5" to restart X.
Megan Larko wrote:
> I have a new box with a Tyan motherboard that has integrated an ATI
> ES1000 (Rev 02) VGA compatible controller. The OS is an CentOS 5.1
> installed from DVD last Friday. The box is not yet on-line so it has
> not yet been patched.
> I am booting into init level 3 (no X) via /etc/inittab. The startx
> command fails with (EE) No drivers available. A Google search indicates
> that this hw should use the radeon.ko driver but I cannot insmod that
> driver because of two screens worth of "Unknown symbols" all of which
> being with "drm_".
> The kernel is 2.6.18-53.el5 stock vanilla CentOS 5.1. The only
> radeon.ko file is in
> I can deal with degraded X; I just want to use a tool. Is there any way
> in which I can dumb this box down to a simple xterm/vga graphics
> capability, no drm to run X on the box?
> thank you,
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