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Re: RedHat 9 & Radeon 9000

On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Nathanael Noblet wrote:

>Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 12:43:32 -0600
>From: Nathanael Noblet <nathanael@xxxxxxx>
>To: xfree86-list@xxxxxxxxxx
>Reply-To: xfree86-list@xxxxxxxxxx
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; format=flowed
>Subject: RedHat 9 & Radeon 9000
>	I posted awhile back about coming back from holidays and being unable 
>to start X again. I have an ATI Radeon 9000. I removed the card and 
>replaced it with a Matrox G400, it reconfigured itself as per usual, 
>and X worked. Then I placed the Radeon card into a machine running RH 
>Beta (Severn). It found the card and configured it and X worked there 
>as well. It has been a few weeks and I thought, time to change it back 
>to the radeon card. I have and it can't get the Xserver to start to 
>reconfigure it. It finds the card properly and all that, but even for 
>setup it fails with the same messages as it did before.
>(WW) RADEON: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:0:1) 
>(EE) RADEON(0): No monitor detected!!!
>(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have a usuable configuration.

You can't just swap video cards and use the configuration from a 
Matrox card on a Radeon for example.

If you switch video hardware, you will have to reconfigure X 
before you use it.  Run:

redhat-config-xfree86 --reconfig

Then things should work.

Mike A. Harris

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