On Thu, Nov 04, 1999 at 10:32:56PM -0500, Randall Hopper wrote:
> Eric Kozowski:
> |ok, now that i got the sound blaster working, i'm having trouble w/ a
> |bt848 based video capture card from video logic.
> |the problem is that every time i put the bt848 card in (it's pci) i get
> |no video signal on my agp video card. take the bt848 back out and i get
> |video signal from the agp video card to my monitor again.
> |kinda tough to troubleshoot w/ no video out. i searched the freebsd
> |archives and web site w/ no luck. anyone have any ideas?
> Strange. Don't know. You might try:
> - Check that you have all the IRQs and DMAs for your ISA cards allocated
> to ISA in your BIOS
> - Change which PCI slot the bt848 is in
> - Pull your other cards except for these two
> - For a test, do you have another video card to try with the bt848?
> - Do you have another machine connected to this one (via
> ethernet/slip/plip/etc.)? If so, build a kernel with bt848 support,
> boot into FreeBSD with the bt848, and check your /var/run/dmesg.boot
> for how its being detected
> - If not, you might try: build a kernel with bt848 support, install, make
> sure it works with your video card, reboot, power-off, snap the bt848
> in, power on, boot into FreeBSD, let it get to the prompt, reboot,
> power-off, yank the bt848, power-on, and see what your
> /var/run/messages file has to say about the card and the driver's
> detection of it.
well, i tried all your suggestions, and none of them worked. i stripped
down the machine to just the agp video (diamond fire gl 1000 pro) and the
bt848 (videologic captivator) and the system won't boot. thanks for the
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