XFree86 and Radeon
bdubbs at swbell.net
Sat Aug 3 16:44:11 PDT 2002
Ron Keller wrote:
>I am currently building lfs-cvs on a system which has a Radeon
>8500 LE video card. I have just built XFree86-4.2.0 and I have
>managed to get a very basic X windows running. I am curious
>about something, though.
>On a machine that had an Nvidia card, I could enter startx, and
>X would start immediately. On the current machine with the
>Radeon 8500 card, X takes a full 20 seconds to start.
>Hardware in this machine includes an Athlon XP2000+, Radeon 8500
>LE, Asus A7V-333 Motherboard. Should I be concerned about the
>time lag in starting X? I have no experience with Radeon cards
>under linux. Any comments / suggestions would be welcomed.
Sounds like a possible DNS/networking problem. Can you ping your own
hostname? Look at /etc/hosts.
You may also want to look at /var/log/XFree86.0.log
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