On Tue, 11 Aug 2009 19:44:02 -0400 Henry Olyer <henry.ol...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been having a lot of trouble getting X running on my HP/Compaq > laptop. A lot of trouble. > > For years I used to use xf86cfg and/or xf86config, but now, with > FreeBSD 7.2 I can't find them. (Don't tell me that such useful tools > were -- ugh -- depreciated. No, please no.) > > And worse, the keyboard has lot's of really nice key's on it, to dim > the screen and such like that. Which right now 7.2 ignores. > > It's a CQ-60, a Walmart special and I purchased it because it had 3GB > of RAM with a big screen (about 15.5", I think.) And I went down to > my local computer store and purchased a 500GB SATA drive for $100. > > So for $400 I think I got a good deal. (The machine is on sale now > at WM stores for less than $300. With tax it was $312.) > > Now though I have to make it work with FreeBSD 7.2. with X. I need > help. Does anyone have one running FBSD 7.2 already? > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" Going to need some more info. :) Do you know what kind of graphics chip is in there? Have you tried the automagic xorg configuration? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/x-config.html `pciconf -lv` output would help also. --Greg _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"