[PC-BSD Testing] detecting integrated ati graphics and pci audio card

Arthur Koziol A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Wed Jan 13 06:24:46 PST 2010

On 01/13/2010 5:20 AM, Jan Beranek wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've recently tested a new PC-BSD 8.0-BETA (64bit) on my two desktop
> computers and I want to write some points that I did notice.
> I tested PCBSD on AMD X2(chipset 780G), which has a integrated graphics
> ATI Radeon X3200. XGUISource select a vesa video driver by default,
> where radeonhd works. Another situation would be: What if I choose a
> radeonhd driver that doesn't have support for a new graphics card? Then
> Xserver try to use the driver that doesn't work and died. Can Xserver
> use the default vesa driver to bring Xserver up after a few unsuccessful
> starts?
> The other machine has a sound card M-Audio Audiophile 2496, that is not
> automatically detected. Can be added a detection of this card? (To make
> this card work I have to load a module as it is described in a manual
> page snd_envy24)
> I don't know if this is a KDE related bug. I use a resolution 1280x1024
> on my monitor. All new PCBSD wallpapers are in 1920x1200, that's fine.
> Ok, so I have to scale the wallpaper and it seems to me that it doesn't
> work. I choose any given option and it didn't have desired effect to
> stretch the wallpaper out.
> --
> Jan Beranek
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I have an audiophile 2496 and Kris added it way back in the 7.x days so 
I know it should work. Could be the way the PCI slot is being enumerated 
because of the chipset. BIOS and stuff up to date? If you go into the 
BIOS, do you have a reset hardware settings there?


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