[OLUG] More help with X and i810

Phil Brutsche pbrutsch at creighton.edu
Sun Feb 13 04:55:17 UTC 2000

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far way, someone said...

> I'm attempting to get X working with Slackware 7 and the Intel 810 chipset.
> I downloaded the files required from the support.intel.com website.  I
> followed the directions there.  The X server installed fine but when I tried
> "make install" on the kernel module I got,
> /bin/sh:      : command not found.  /bin/sh exists.  I then tried installing
> the kernel module .tgz file with "installpkg"  I didn't get any errors so
> I'm assuming it installed correctly.  I then changed XF86Config file as
> instructed at the Intel site.  Logged out and in and ran "startx"  I got the
> following error,
> (--)SVGA: PCI: Intel Unknown chipset (0x7121) rev 3, Memory @ 0xe8000000,
> 0xeff8000
> (--)SVGA: unable to open /dev/agpgart: no such device
> Fatal server error:
> /dev/agpgart clearly exists on my machine.

The Xserver thinks otherwise.

> Anyone know what is going on here?

1) is the agpgart module loaded?
2) is the special file /dev/agpgart of the right type (character vs block
device) and have the correct major and minor numbers?

Phil Brutsche					pbrutsch at creighton.edu

"There are two things that are infinite; Human stupidity and the
universe. And I'm not sure about the universe." - Albert Einstein

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