C&T ct65545 problem
yan at seiner.com
Sun Oct 25 11:40:27 PDT 2009
I have a very, very old laptop - 1995 vintage - that I want to repurpose
for a net-terminal. It has a Chips and Technologies 65545 video
chipset. This works with X as I've run it in the past with both freeBSD
and an older version of linux (something with a 2.4 kernel and an old
version of xfree.) I decided to upgrade this to a current version to
get some net tools. Now I can't get X to recognize the C&T chipset.
I am using xorg 7.4, with the chips driver. X fails with:
(II) Primary Device is: ISA
(EE) No devices detected
Unfortunately I don't have pcmcia working either so I can't copy and
paste quite yet.
I suspect that the driver cannot auto-probe the ISA bus and it's looking
for some sort of IRQ or base address. But how do I go about finding
this? I don't recall having to do anything special in the past, but who
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