Re: X on Toshiba Satellite 210CT
From: Valentin Rottmann (ba_db2_at_gmx.net)
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 23:58:02 +0100
Valentin Rottmann wrote:
> I have tried some time to get a reasonable X configuration on
> this old laptop. At the moment without success.
> I am using DeLi-Linux Distribution with XFree 3.3.
> (http://delilinux.berlios.de/index-de.html). It is a small slackware 7.1
> based distribution.
> I have managed it to get 800x600 to work, but unfortunately
> only with VGA16 driver. (SVGA doesnt work)
> Thus, Netscape 4.7 will not show images in a passable quality.
> The graphics chipset is CT65550.
> I have found some hints that a 'chips' driver would work, but
> this is not included in slackware 7.1 !?
> Hours of googling doesnt help neither.
> Any help is welcome !
> PS: Dear smart spam robot, put a "d" in front of my email address.
> Otherwise your mail will end up together with the mails of the
> dumb spam robots.
no answer is an answer as well.
Therefore, I've been looking at some documentation I havent found so
far. And suprisingly IT WORKS !!
Thus, my friend who own this old box will become one more linux guy.
A report with the crucial lines of XF86Config and hints will follow soon.