On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 22:04:40 -0300 "Pitre, Ian (DPS/MSP)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Thank you for such a quick response. > > 1. How could I verify which driver is being used? > > 2. I went it the post-install configuration and tried downloading the Intel > driver package but it failed... giving me error -1 and states to look at > debug screen but I have no idea where to see that. > > ________________________________ > > From: Ghirai [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Fri 2008-04-11 21:25 > To: Pitre, Ian (DPS/MSP) > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: FreeBSD7 + Intel video chipset 965 + X11R6 > > > > On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 20:57:23 -0300 > "Pitre, Ian (DPS/MSP)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > Hello all, > > > > First off I'm a total newbie to FreeBSD and the UNIX world. > > > > I installed FreeBSD 7 about 1 wk ago and I'm about to give up at this point > > as I'm having video problems but it seems like such a great OS I want to > > fix it. > > > > My video hardware: > > > > Integrated onboard Intel video card, 965 chipset using the system memory > > > > Here is the problem; > > > > I have GNOME (version that comes with FreeBSD 7) for an interface and > > initially when it loaded my mouse didn't work. I used the xorgconfig, > > xorgcfg did not work. Once I ran the configuration utility and the new > > xorg.conf file was created I rebooted and now I have a mouse but the screen > > resolution is extremely low (everything is huge). Before I ran the utility > > and loaded gnome the resolution was very decent (but I had no mouse). I > > know they're probably unrelated. > > > > Does anyone have any suggestions? > > > > p.s. I discovered on X.org that the Intel 965 chipset is 'now' supported in > > release X11R7.2. Would upgrading X be the smartest thing to do but my > > question since I'm a total newbie is... how do I do that :) > > > > Thanks for any advice > > > > Ian > > Make sure you have moused_enable="YES" in rc.conf, > as well as usbd_enable="YES" (if you have an usb mouse). > > You should also verify that Xorg uses the 'intel' driver. > > The handbook covers basic X11 setup pretty well: > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/x-config.html > > -- > Regards, > Ghirai. > > 1. cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf | grep Driver 2. assuming you have ports installed: cd /usr/ports/x11-drivers/xf86-video-intel && make install clean Then make sure you have something like: Driver "intel" in your xorg.conf file. 3. Please don't top post. -- Regards, Ghirai. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"