On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 12:18:38PM -0500, Robert Noland wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-02-13 at 09:26 +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 03:31:43PM -0500, Robert Noland wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 10:42 +0000, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > > > Upgrade from 7.3 to 7.4 made X unsuable on FBSD 7.1-stable i386.
> > > > I followed the UPDATE procedures, had no errors on build,
> > > > but on X -configure I get 
> > > > 
> > > > No devices to configure.  Configuration failed.
> > > > 
> > > > This is a Compaq Armada 1700 laptop, old I know, but 7.3 worked
> > > > fine. The graphics is by Chips and Technologies, nothing fancy,
> > > > and the driver is xf86-video-chips-1.2.1. The full log is below.
> > > > 
> > > > What's going on?
> > > > 
> > > > many thanks
> > > > anton
> > > > 
> > > > *******************************
> > > > 
> > > > X.Org X Server 1.5.3
> > > > Release Date: 5 November 2008
> > > > X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0
> > > > Build Operating System: FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE i386 
> > > > Current Operating System: FreeBSD mech-aslap33.men.bris.ac.uk 
> > > > 7.1-STABLE FreeBSD 7.1-STABLE #0: Sat Jan 31 14:31:50 GMT 2009     
> > > > me...@mech-aslap33.men.bris.ac.uk:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ARMADA1700 i386
> > > > Build Date: 09 February 2009  10:16:23AM
> > > >  
> > > >         Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org
> > > >         to make sure that you have the latest version.
> > > > Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting,
> > > >         (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational,
> > > >         (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown.
> > > > (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Wed Feb 11 10:15:59 2009
> > > > (II) Loader magic: 0x81bede0
> > > > (II) Module ABI versions:
> > > >         X.Org ANSI C Emulation: 0.4
> > > >         X.Org Video Driver: 4.1
> > > >         X.Org XInput driver : 2.1
> > > >         X.Org Server Extension : 1.1
> > > >         X.Org Font Renderer : 0.6
> > > > (II) Loader running on freebsd
> > > > (--) Using syscons driver with X support (version 2.0)
> > > > (--) using VT number 9
> > > > 
> > > > (--) PCI:*(0...@0:8:0) Chips and Technologies F65555 HiQVPro rev 168, 
> > > > Mem @ 0x40000000/0, BIOS @ 0x????????/65536
> > > > List of video drivers:
> > > >         chips
> > > > (II) LoadModule: "chips"
> > > > 
> > > > (II) Loading /usr/local/lib/xorg/modules/drivers//chips_drv.so
> > > > (II) Module chips: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
> > > >         compiled for 1.5.3, module version = 1.2.1
> > > >         Module class: X.Org Video Driver
> > > >         ABI class: X.Org Video Driver, version 4.1
> > > > (II) System resource ranges:
> > > >         [0] -1  0       0x00100000 - 0x3fffffff (0x3ff00000) MX[B]E(B)
> > > >         [1] -1  0       0x000f0000 - 0x000fffff (0x10000) MX[B]
> > > >         [2] -1  0       0x000c0000 - 0x000effff (0x30000) MX[B]
> > > >         [3] -1  0       0x00000000 - 0x0009ffff (0xa0000) MX[B]
> > > >         [4] -1  0       0x0000ffff - 0x0000ffff (0x1) IX[B]
> > > >         [5] -1  0       0x00000000 - 0x000000ff (0x100) IX[B]
> > > > (II) Primary Device is: PCI 0...@00:08:0
> > > > No devices to configure.  Configuration failed.
> > > 
> > > I'll need to see a pciconf -lv, but it looks like the chips driver isn't
> > > recognizing your chip.  You could try the vesa driver.  The chips driver
> > > has not been maintained in quite a while I would say.
> 
> Hrm, ok... The chips drivers attach routine is a bit odd.  It looks like
> it should work with this chip, but I would have to dig into the driver
> more than I care to to figure out why it isn't attaching.  I would just
> use vesa... You aren't likely to get much with this driver anyway
> really...

ok, vesa seems to be working.

many thanks for your time

-- 
Anton Shterenlikht
Room 2.6, Queen's Building
Mech Eng Dept
Bristol University
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR, UK
Tel: +44 (0)117 928 8233 
Fax: +44 (0)117 929 4423
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