[arch-ports] New in ArchPPC and some problem

gianluca mazza homen3 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 17:53:20 EDT 2007

Il giorno 12/lug/07, alle ore 11:27, Alexander Baldeck ha scritto:

> gianluca mazza wrote:
>> Hi all, I'm new here.
>> I installed Arch in my macmini (G4) using your wiki (great guide),
>> but I'm having some problem to proceed in arch.
>> I'm trying to install X, so I installed: Xorg (and dependencies),
>> xf86-video-ati, xf86-input-keyboard, xf86-input-mouse. I configured X
>> with xorgconfig (I think correctly) but when I try "startx" I've
>> black screen, and monitor does like there is no signal (appears a
>> popup who search for digital or analogic signal). I modified monitor
>> vertical sync like in monitor manual but nothing, X doesn't start.
>> It's not possible to use hwd on ppc to configure it?
> You should try X -configure instead of xorgconfig. It actually does a
> little more than just writing out a config. It detects proper BusId
> settings and such.

Ok, I solved the problem.
I used a vga/dvi adaptor for the same monitor and X started. Thanks  
for reply.

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