RE: mu SETUP Xfree

From: Graham, John (
Date: Wed Apr 07 1999 - 20:21:11 CEST

That did the trick, we're just about there. I can get into X now but the
mouse isn't working. The laptop has a trackball mouse, but I think I read
some where that all mice were ps2. says /dev/mouse. I tried
to change it to /dev/psaux. That didn't work. Any suggestions?

You people are great!

-----Original Message-----
From: Michele Andreoli []
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 12:37 PM
Subject: Re: mu SETUP Xfree

On Wed, Apr 07, 1999 at 10:05:58AM -0400, Graham, John wrote:
> VGA16 Removing mode "640x480" from list of valid modes.
> VGA16 There is no mode definition named "800X600"
> Fatal server error:
> No valid modes found.

A similar problem occurred, time ago, to

I found the trick was to uncomment the Video Ram and Clocks settings

for the Device 'Generic VGA' - and change the Device used by the Screen

section to be Generic VGA - after which it worked!

Follow this istructions, editing the file /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/
and re-do xf86config.

Hope this useful.


Mi sarebbe piaciuto concludere con un'affermazione positiva, ma
non me ne vengono in mente. Vanno bene due negative?
						-- Woody Allen

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