I still have not managed to get the grub screen upsuccessfully. Another common thing to check on these old graphics cards is the AGPMode setting. ATI has dropped the ball. Can someone help me? What else do I need to do? I can confirm that the nomodeset boot option fixes the problem.

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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Here it is; root thomas: I am quite confident that under Hardy I only had to change the color depth to 16although I can’t remember which driver ati, r, fglrx I used.

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So you will need to use the -ati driver instead. Might just work even with the “ati” driver. Provide an answer of your own, or ask Reffie for more information if necessary.

On startup a windows said something aobut ubunfu problem with the configuration or the card, and gave me the option of running in low graphics mode, troubleshooting the problem or I think editing the configuration file.

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By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. How do I install a vesa driver anyways?

Could you post the output of “lspci” just so we can see what we’re dealing with. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. The time now is Before that I’d been trying to manually configure xorg.

It seems a bit unpredictable what number is required; 2 might work for one machine, and on a seemingly identical one you have to use a different value. Org X Window System server configuration file This file was generated by dexconf, the Debian X Tage tool, using values from the debconf database. Have you tried the boot option: Having a problem logging in? I get the loading grub and then, I get Analog input cannot xti this video mode again.

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Another common thing to check on these old graphics 21.04 is the AGPMode setting. There are no drivers on ATI’s site for that card that I can see, the legacy drivers are only windows, and the linux drivers listed don’t seem to include this thing. Googling vesa drivers for fage now, is there a specific one or something though I should try? That’s the open-source driver provided by Ubuntu. I recently installed Ubuntu 8.


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Visit the following links: Tags for this Thread atiragevideo. Join Date Oct Beans 3. Sometimes if there are problems it’ll become evident there. Anthony Brown abrown-unb said on I’m with froot ati is a problem as i recently discovered i would suggest you use the vesa driver as that handles most things very Well.

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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Another thought was is it easy to bugger up the OS by installing wrong drivers? I’ll keep searching for drivers anyway.

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