[nSLUG] SuperProbe: command not found

Paul Boudreau pbx at eastlink.ca
Sun Mar 14 11:02:39 AST 2004


Vikram Chhatre wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I am currently using Vesa framebuffer driver which is giving me 
> 800x600, I would however like to tune the XF86Config to use the driver 
> for my ATI Rage Pro AGP card, so that I can get a 1024x768.  
> Unfortunately, I do not have exact model and specs info on the card 
> and thought of trying SuperProbe.  The bash returns command not found 
> error though.  I recently upgraded to xfree86-4.3.0 and I am wondering 
> if commands have changed with this version?  I looked up on their 
> webpage and there is no command named SuperProbe 
> (http://www.xfree86.org/4.3.0/manindex1.html); so has it been removed? 
> It does not seem like PATH problem, because SuperProbe is missing from 
> /usr/bin/X11/ .  Is there any other script to find out information on 
> your video card?
> Thanks
> Vikram
>
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It's the lazy way, I usually just stick Knoppix in, copy XF86Config
to a floppy then (you get the idea)...or you can read Eric S. Raymond's
How-To on Video Timings. I thought that SuperProbe was built in to
xf86config.



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